The Rainbow Kid (2015) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Rainbow Kid (2015)





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A teen with Down syndrome escapes his bullies by focusing on rainbows, and sets out on a journey in Ontario to find his own pot of gold, meeting interesting characters along the way as he tries to save his mother from being evicted.

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Julian Richings
as Elvis Grimes
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Critic Reviews for The Rainbow Kid

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

A modest, not-quite-believable modern fable about coming of age, lost innocence and finding one's own way.

May 6, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

But [The Rainbow Kid] is not a light and gooey family film about how a boy with a disability teaches the able-bodied about life. It's something much smarter, much darker, and much more necessary.

August 14, 2017 | Full Review…

I thought I had this film's number. Turns out it had mine.

May 6, 2016 | Rating: 3/4

Paputts runs into some problems with tone as the situations grow darker. But Harman's relaxed, naturalistic performance acts as a balm, and Christine Bougie's original music gives a touch of magic to the proceedings.

May 4, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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