Max (1994 film)

Max is a Canadian drama film, directed by Charles Wilkinson and released in 1994.[1] The film centres on Max Blake (Fabio Wilkinson), a young boy with a serious medical condition whose parents Andy (R. H. Thomson) and Jayne (Denise Crosby) are in conflict about whether his health would be better served by living in the city to be near doctors and medical facilities, or in a rural area to be closer to nature and away from pollution and chemical exposure.[2]

Directed byCharles Wilkinson
Produced byArmand Leo
Charles Wilkinson
Tobias Schliesser
Written byCharles Wilkinson
StarringR. H. Thomson
Denise Crosby
Music byGraeme Coleman
CinematographyTobias Schliesser
Edited byLawrence Hugues
Apple Pie Pictures
Release date
  • August 30, 1994 (1994-08-30) (MWFF)
Running time
94 minutes

The cast also includes Colleen Rennison, Byron Chief-Moon, Robert Clothier, Jerry Wasserman and Gillian Barber.

The film premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival,[3] and was subsequently screened at the 1994 Toronto International Film Festival.[4]

Shari Ulrich, Graeme Coleman and David Graff received a Genie Award nomination for Best Original Song at the 15th Genie Awards, for the song "Every Road".[5]


  1. Lee Bacchus, "Earnest Max fussy, fuzzy: Film needs more than a big hug". The Province, December 5, 1994.
  2. Jay Stone, "Max a lonely little idea sprinkled into feature film". Ottawa Citizen, December 5, 1994.
  3. Bill Brownstein, "Max is a father-son effort; Festival's youngest star takes movie-making in stride". Montreal Gazette, August 30, 1994.
  4. "Vive la difference: Toronto Film Festival, Day 2". The Globe and Mail, September 9, 1994.
  5. "The Genie nominees". Kingston Whig-Standard, October 20, 1994.
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