What Color Is Love?

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  • TV-14
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.7  (354)

What Color Is Love? is a heartwarming drama that explores the challenges and complexities of interracial relationships in modern-day America. The film follows the story of Catherine and Michael, an affluent white couple living in a suburban community, who decide to adopt a young African-American boy named Chance. At first, Catherine and Michael are filled with joy and excitement as they prepare to welcome Chance into their family. They lavish him with love and attention, and do everything they can to make him feel at home. But as time goes by, they begin to realize that their idyllic suburban community is not as welcoming as they had hoped. Catherine's father, a wealthy businessman, is openly racist and disapproves of the adoption, while their neighbors give them cold stares and make snide comments behind their backs.

As the couple struggles to navigate these difficult social dynamics, they also face internal challenges as they try to create a loving, stable family for Chance. Michael, a successful lawyer, is often absent due to his demanding work schedule, while Catherine struggles with her own insecurities and anxieties as a mother. To make matters worse, Chance begins to exhibit behavioral problems, acting out and becoming increasingly defiant.

Despite these challenges, Catherine and Michael remain committed to each other and their family, determined to make their unconventional relationship work. Along the way, they learn valuable lessons about tolerance, acceptance, and the power of love to transcend cultural boundaries.

The film features standout performances from Jennifer Finnigan, who portrays Catherine with depth and emotional nuance, and Roger Cross, who brings a quiet strength and sensitivity to the role of Michael. Doug Savant also shines as Catherine's father, injecting just the right amount of venom and intolerance into his character.

What Color Is Love? is a film that will touch the hearts of viewers of all backgrounds, as it powerfully illustrates the universal themes of love, family, and identity. It is a must-watch for anyone who is interested in exploring the complexities of race relations in America, and the transformative power of love to challenge and transcend cultural barriers.

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    5.7  (354)