Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Movies in the vein of 'The Way Back': these awkward kids never fit in at school, so let’s try our best to make them welcome on our screens! Make sure to check out 'A Birder's Guide to Everything' for a great recent indie flick that slipped the radar.
Modern movies in the vein of 'Charlie Bartlett' or 'Rushmore': coming-of-age comedies with an independent feel to them. Watch these quirky youths becoming quirky young adults (who will, we can only assume, eventually become quirky senior-citizens)!