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Canvas (2006)

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A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.

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Mary Marino
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Aunt Joanne
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John Marino
Harriet Oser ...
Mrs. Greer
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Officer Savage
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Sam
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Dawn (as Sophia Bairley)
Barbara Sloan ...
Dawns Mother
Ronald McCullen ...
Construction Worker
Danny Kennedy ...
Tony
Christopher Campbell ...
Frank
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Hector Villarosa
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Gregg (as Anthony Del Rio)
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A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements | See all certifications »
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12 December 2008 (Canada)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$13,100 (USA) (12 October 2007)

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$32,525 (USA) (19 October 2007)
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The film was shot in 'Joseph Greco''s hometown. A hurricane nearly shut the Florida production down. See more »

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The boy is cut on the arm by his mom and the cut is in the middle of his arm between the elbow and wrist and it is a long red line. The next scene there is bandage on the middle of arm above the elbow. See more »

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John Marino: You thought of a name for the boat yet?
Chris Marino: How 'bout "pain in the butt."
John Marino: So you want me to name it after you.
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Coming Home
Written By Keith Slettedahl
Published by Kerok Music (BMI)
Performed by The 88
Courtesy of Mootron Records and ENK Records
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My Feelings About CANVAS
30 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have had the privilege of being able to see Joe Greco's film, CANVAS, and it has profoundly affected me and my family. I am the president of a nonprofit called NAMI--National Alliance on Mental Illness. It is a support, education and advocacy organization for all those affected by mental illness.

When I first saw this film at a film festival, I knew it was something special and I wanted everyone I knew in my circles to see it. It had such an authentic quality and bravely showed some of the nuances involved in the turmoil inherent in having a loved one with a brain disorder. It changed some of the perceptions that my family had erroneously believed.

I hope that this film makes its way into the world at large, as it will serve a great purpose in de-stigmatizing those who struggle with the effects of mental illness. The writing was searingly honest, the portrayals sensitive and oh-so-believable. You really made a difference, Joe! Best Wishes, Jennifer


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