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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.

Director:

Joseph Greco

Writer:

Joseph Greco
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Griffin Miner Griffin Miner ... Young Chris
Marcia Gay Harden ... Mary Marino
Devon Gearhart ... Chris Marino
Julie Upton ... Aunt Joanne
Joe Pantoliano ... John Marino
Harriet Oser Harriet Oser ... Mrs. Greer
Bill Erfurth ... Officer Savage
Marcus Johns ... Sam
Sophi Bairley ... Dawn (as Sophia Bairley)
Barbara Sloan Barbara Sloan ... Dawns Mother
Ronald McCullen Ronald McCullen ... Construction Worker
Danny Kennedy Danny Kennedy ... Tony
Christopher Campbell Christopher Campbell ... Frank
Paul Lasa ... Hector Villarosa
Antony Del Rio ... Gregg (as Anthony Del Rio)
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Storyline

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

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2008 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Aus tiefster Seele See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,100, 14 October 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$32,525, 21 October 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Apples, Peaches, Pumkin Pie
pWritten by Maurice Irby, Jr
Performed by Jay and the Techniques
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Look Out, Here Comes the Movie Thats a Must See...
21 October 2006 | by secordjimSee all my reviews

2006 CANVAS; A remarkable movie that works the local communities beautiful surroundings into a film that accepts the challenge to deal with mental illness in today's family lifestyle. The acting looms large with intense moments of diversity and sadness wrapped with an uncertain ending. The script was outstanding, as the cast was able to perform with more non verbal communication that allowed for creative thinking by the audience on how someone could deal with such hardship. CANVAS also seemed to bring out a lot of different social circles and issues that are challenged by the cast's talents and diversity, which also sent out a positive message. Marsha Gay Harden set the bar very high with such a high degree believability on the difficulty to role playing medical responses to prescription medication. Adding all the outstanding qualities of this film, Performance, Script, and Direction, should lead this film to a bright future and exceptional movie review opportunities... Take a Bow, For A Job Well Done. Jim Secord, U.S. CIVIL SERVICE


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