The Graffiti Artist’s Promise

The Graffiti Artist’s Promise

The Graffiti Artist’s Promise Santiago Rizzo made his debut film, ‘Quest,’ to honor the middle-school coach and teacher who refused to give up on him. By Mick LaSalle Photography by Patrick Tehan It happens, but not very often—a movie that shows you something you...
Which movies to watch this weekend, Oct. 13

Which movies to watch this weekend, Oct. 13

Quest: Like a modern-day “The 400 Blows,” this is a powerful, thinly fictionalized film about the tortured Berkeley childhood of its writer-director Santiago Rizzo. Greg Kasyan — the Jean-Pierre Leaud to Rizzo’s Truffaut — just won best actor at the Oldenburg...