Hallmark's 'Color My World With Love' Ending Explained: Do Kendall and Brad get their happy ending ?
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ 'Color My World with Love' is a seminal movie as it features two actors with Down syndrome in lead roles. The movie advocates that no matter what, everyone deserves true love irrespective of who they are. The story revolves around two individuals with Down syndrome who fall in love, but circumstances appear to prevent them from being together.
Kendall (Lily D. Moore), one of the leads, is a skilled artist who creates beautiful paintings in the Impressionist style that reflect the reality of her subjects as she sees them. She lives with her mother Emma (Erica Durance), and grandmother, Bev (Karen Kruper). Her life takes an exciting turn when she meets Brad (David DeSanctis), also having Down Syndrome, in a cooking class at the local center for diverse learners and romance blooms. Emma has spent the last 22 years trying to protect her daughter due to her own past heartbreaks and has reservations about Kendall and Brad’s new relationship, especially when it quickly moves in a serious direction. Not wanting Kendall to experience heartbreak, Emma tries to slow things down. So do Kendall and Brad convince Emma to get their happy ending ?
Kendall and Brad get engaged and make plans to get married immediately. Emma is concerned about their relationship moving too fast and ask Kendall to postponed the marriage. When Kendall reveals this to Brad, he is upset. They even have their first fight and the couple break up. In a pivotal scene in the movie, Kendall goes missing and Brad blames himself. Emma has an emotional breakdown as she misses her daughter so much and feels like she failed her. Luckily the police informs Emma that Kendall has been found safe. However the incident results in Emma deciding that Kendall and Brad cannot see each other. Their separation leads to both Kendall and Brad being depressed as they struggle to live without each other.
Later in the movie, Emma and Kendall have an emotional conversation where Emma reveals that she doesn’t want her daughter to suffer any heartbreaks or pain. However Kendall assures that her relationship with Brad will not end like her parents because they both love each other so much. After having a conversation with Nic (Benjamin Ayres) and her mother, Emma realizes that Kendall is capable of so much love. She decides to trust their love that will help them in facing all challenges of life. Eventually , Emma accepts that Kendall is ready to live her own life. In the process, Emma also learns a lesson from Kendall about how to look beyond what’s in front of you and see the beauty that exists. Kendall's love also inspires Emma to fall in love again.
Thanks to Emma, both Kendall and Brad reunite and decide to get married. Emma even invites her ex-husband Todd to the wedding as Kendall wanted her father's presence. As the movie nears its end, Kendall and Brad get married in a beautiful and intimate wedding. Emma and Nic also officially start their relationship and thus everyone gets an happy ending.