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MAX

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Max

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
108 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/27/02
performer:
John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Molly Parker, Paul Hipp, Leelee Sobieski, Ulrich Thomsen
director:
Menno Meyjes
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
72808
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Menno Meyjes’ provocative historical fantasy has the cheek to suggest that Adolf Hitler became a dictator because he failed as a painter. Noah Taylor plays the Nazi leader-to-be as a socially inept young man frustrated by the expectations placed on him by Max Rothman (John Cusack), an encouraging (fictional) Jewish art dealer.

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