Canvas (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  12 December 2008 (Canada)
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A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Griffin Miner ...
Mary Marino
Aunt Joanne
John Marino
Harriet Oser ...
Mrs. Greer
Officer Savage
Dawn (as Sophia Bairley)
Barbara Sloan ...
Dawns Mother
Ronald McCullen ...
Construction Worker
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Hector Villarosa
Gregg (as Anthony Del Rio)


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

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

12 December 2008 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Aus tiefster Seele  »

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Box Office


$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$32,525 (USA) (19 October 2007)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film was shot in 'Joseph Greco''s hometown. A hurricane nearly shut the Florida production down. See more »


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 »


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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Referenced in Make or Break TV: EZ Streets (2008) See more »


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pWritten by Maurice Irby, Jr
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Award winning film with heartbreak, hope and humor about a family coping with mental illness.
9 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent portrayal of a person with a mental illness and the challenges personally, and of the family in learning how to understand and adjust to their reality. It deals with the anger, the fears,the shame, the misunderstandings,and the hope. It's a very heartwarming story with drama and laughter, education, and compassion. A very entertaining film that provides real enlightenment, hope, acceptance and joy!! And in the end provides a "feel Good" feeling! You'll be glad to have seen it when you leave the theater!! and will recommend it to your friends!Well deserving of Awards. Not a Documentary but definitely based on truth!

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