True Colors

Synopsis: Peter and Tim are both law students looking to get into the battleground of politics in Washington, but they both have different ideals and ethics. Tim wants to pursue a career in justice, but Peter is determined to be a big political power broker any way he can, even if that means bending the rules. As their careers push them towards political opposites, their friendship must constantly adapt to the new situation.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Herbert Ross
Production: Paramount Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

so consider it punishment.

- Come on.

- OK.

- Where are you from?

- Providence, Rhode Island. You?

All over. We moved around a lot.

- College?

- Georgetown. You?


Ignorantia juris non excusat.

"Lgnorance of the law is no excuse."

Robinson versus Virginia.

All right, ladies and gentlemen,

who can give me the facts of the case?

Mr Burton.

Proximate cause.

Train conductor pushes a passenger.

Guy's carrying firecrackers. Falls to the

ground. Exploding, injuring bystander.


The railroad company couldn't foresee

the box containing fireworks

or that their employee's actions

could cause injury.

The reasonable man's standard?

Foreseeability and proximate cause

make for a reasonable man?

We may not always get what we want

or what we need,

just so's we don't get

what we deserve.

- So her parents were down the hall?

- We're not fucking in the living room!

I wouldn't imply anything as base and

vulgar as that. Let me get this straight.

It's breakfast. You're sitting with

Senator and Mrs Stiles.

The happy millionaires eat breakfast,

Diana's there, apple of Dad's eyes...


He pulls those telegenic blue eyes

on you and says what?

- Good morning.

- You're missing something.

- What do you do at a girlfriend's?

- They're not senators' daughters.

- Where are you going?

- London, in fact.

My parents are in Geneva.

Some World Bank thing.

Christmas in London?

Plum pudding and Marley's ghost.

It's mostly Arabs and rain. I'm flying

into New York. Want to get together?

The Stiles throw this famous

New Year's Eve party.

I want you to meet Diana.

Here, let me give you the number.

Nobody has a pen in this situation.

What a guy!

- Hey, don't forget your stuff.

- Merry Christmas!

Three turkey white.

Two turtle doves...

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Kevin Wade

Kevin Wade was born on March 9, 1954. He is a producer and writer, known for Blue Bloods (2010), Meet Joe Black (1998) and Working Girl (1988). He was previously married to Polly Draper. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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