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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
This is the story of a young artist named Adolf Hitler (Noah Taylor) and his relationship with a Jewish art dealer and teacher, Max Hoffman (John Cusack) in 1918. As the 29-year-old WWI veteran's attempts to learn his art fail to match his hopes, Hitler's interests turn elsewhere ... to hatred of Jews, and Germany's future.

Cast: John Cusack , Noah Taylor , Leelee Sobieski , Molly Parker , Ulrich Thomsen , David Horovitch , Janet Suzman , Peter Capaldi

Director: Menno Meyjes

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Max (2002)

Release Date: December 27th, 2002|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • "You're an awfully hard man to like, Hitler." Few serious films could survive a line like that. Max certainly doesn't. show more

  • An intelligent film with a sophisticated understanding of art and the significance it played in Hitler's psychology. show more

  • The movie keeps you mildly interested all the way up to an elaborately staged final scene, yet it might give viewers the same queasy fooling-with-the-Holocaust feeling some felt for Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful." show more

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