Paint It Black

Synopsis: What happens to a dream when the dreamer is gone? PAINT IT BLACK is the story of the aftermath of Michael's death, and Josie's struggle to hold onto the true world he shared with her. As Josie searches for the key to understanding his death, she finds herself both repelled and attracted to Michael's pianist mother, Meredith, who holds Josie responsible for her son's torment. Soon, the two women find themselves drawn into a twisted relationship reflecting equal parts distrust and blind need.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Amber Tamblyn
Production: Tangerine Entertainment
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

I hate whoever this is.

Well, that's not very polite.

- I almost

recognize your voice.

What's your name again?

Mrs. put this in your mouth?

Ha-ha, funny.

You calling to invite me

to your son's soccer game?

Yes, it's, um...

Yt's on Saturday

at f*** off field.

- Ha.

- Um, they're playing against

the judgmental dykes.

- Will hubby, whatever you want

to call him, be there?

Mm, no, Michael's out of town.

- Ha!

Of course.

That's why you f***ing call.

You don't call

for four months, puta,

and now you need a warm body

to fill the void.

- Pen, pen...

- f***ing a**hole.

- I know, but it's, like,

it's not like that.

I promise, okay?

- Yeah, right.


I was also, um,

wondering if you had any pot?


One week.

One week

he doesn't call me.

What the f*** is that?

It's like, how long does it take

to f***ing get settled?

He's, like, at his f***ing mom's

house, you know what I mean?

- Maybe the b*tch

won't let him call.

You said she

f***ing hates you, right?

Yeah, for sure.

I'm sure she's anxious to see

you and f***ing Harvard

get married.


We'll race.

- F*** that.

- Hold up.

Here, I'll use your bungees.


- Wait, hang on.

- Okay.

Pull me up.

Pull me up.

You're not strong enough.

Pull me up!

- Pull me up.

Pull me up.

Come on.

- Ow!


Where the f*** have you been?

- Good morning.

My name's detective Brooks.

I'm sorry to bother you

so early in the morning.


Uh, detective Jonathan Brooks

from San Bernardino county.

To whom am I speaking?

Uh, Josie.

Uh, Josephine Tyrell.

What happened?

- Miss Tyrell,

your phone number was found

on a motel registration.

We're just trying to

gather some information.

Has there been

any individual that you know

that's been missing recently?

I don't... mm...

I don't... i don't... what...

What do you mean "missing"?

Well, we've got a white male

registered as, uh, Oscar wilde.

Miss Tyrell,

uh, do you have any idea

who this person might be?


maybe, um.

I don't think so.

- The individual

we're trying to identify

is in his mid-20s,

tattoo on his right wrist,

two moles on

the right side of his chest.

Miss Tyrell,

do you know this person?

Miss Tyrell?

Do you know this person?


- Miss Tyrell, I'm very sorry

to have to inform you.

The body was found

in a motel in 29 palms

from what looks like

an apparent suicide,

self-inflicted gunshot

wound to the head.

We're still getting

all the details.

We're trying to locate

any family members.

Do you know if he has

any living relatives?

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother. A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

A mother.

Hey, excuse me.

Look, just because

you saw me naked

does not mean

I'm gonna f*** you, okay?

- Uh, no, no,

i didn't think that.

I wouldn't think...

Y, uh,

I just thought maybe

you wanted to

maybe go for a swim?

Do you have a pool?

Sort of.

There is a pool, I promise.

Yeah, I hope so.


That's a pool.

That's a pool, yeah.

You said you wanted

to go swimming, right?

- Uh, it's kind of, like,

the middle of the afternoon.

She could come back, like,

any second, right?

Oh, no, no, trust me.

She's away, touring.


she's terrified of water.

I don't think I ever saw

her come in here once.


- So, what do you think,

you gonna

give it a shot, jump in?

Yeah, it's just...

Such a shame, you know,

a waste, really, because...

- Mm-hmm.

- I already have dysentery, so.

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Ed Dougherty

Edward Matthew "Doc" Dougherty (born November 4, 1947) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. Dougherty was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was drafted into the Army after high school and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. Dougherty developed a serious interest in golf while stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington after returning from Southeast Asia. He turned pro in 1969. Dougherty had 19 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events during his career including a win at the Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic in 1995, which one year earlier had become an official event. He had more than one million dollars in earnings during the regular years phase of his career. Dougherty began play on the Senior PGA Tour in the spring of 1998. With over 5.8 million dollars in official earnings after reaching the age of 50, he has enjoyed a far greater degree of success on the elite senior circuit as compared with his regular career. He received the August 2000 Player of the Month award. In 2001, he had a career best ten top-10 finishes. He shares the Champions Tour record for Best driving accuracy in a 54-hole tournament. Dougherty's personal interests include model trains and classic cars. He maintains residences in Linwood, Pennsylvania and Port St. Lucie, Florida. more…

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