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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1995 - 29 July.5 August

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Category: Edition 1995

Vancouver. Andy and Jane live with their two children, taken from the daily routine. When they discover that the younger son Max is suffering from an incurable disease, Andy upset flees to the countryside to treat his son in an uncontaminated place. His wife loses the legal battle for custody and then decides to join him. After an incident, in the hospital they discover that the child has healed.

Original Title Max
Italian Title Max
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 94'
Production Year 1994
Nationality Canada
Directed by Charles Wilkinson
Screenplay Charles Wilkinson
Main cast R.H. Thomson, Denise Crosby, Walter Dalton

 regista Charles WilkinsonCHARLES WILKINSON

Charles Wilkinson is a Canadian documentary filmmaker and film and television director. He is best known for his "environmental quadrilogy" of documentaries: Peace Out, Oil Sands Karaoke and Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World and Vancouver: No Fixed Address. All four films premiered at Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, and have gone on to win awards at Hot Docs, the Vancouver International Film Festival and Yorkton Film Festival. Before moving into documentaries, Wilkinson worked for many years in dramatic television series and on feature films. His directing credits include such TV series as The Highlander, The Immortal, So Weird, Dead Man's Gun, Road to Avonlea, and The Beachcombers, the feature films Max, Blood Clan, and Breach of Trust and the TV movie Heart of the Storm. As a preteen, he was one of the original performers in the Calgary Safety Roundup, paired with his brother Billy as kid cowboy singers. "We sang both kinds - country and western."