My Kid Could Paint That

My Kid Could Paint That
My Kid Could Paint That

Year

2007

Duration

82 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

English

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Synopsis

In most ways, Marla Olmstead is just an average four year old from the American town of Binghamton, New York. In others, she's anything but - because Maria is a child prodigy, a nursery school pupil whose "abstract" paintings have been described as modern masterpieces, selling to art collectors for thousands of dollars. But was Marla's rise to glory all a hoax carried out by her amateur artist dad? This fascinating documentary tells the strange real-life story of Marla, while also trying to get to the bottom of whether she really did create all those incredible paintings.

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Contains strong language.

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