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Canvas

Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic elements)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 12, 2007
Running time:101 minutes
Cast:Joe Pantoliano, Marcia Gay Harden, Devon Gearhart, Sophia Bairley, Marcus Johns
Director:Joseph Greco
Producer:Bill Erfuth, Joe Pantoliano, Lucy Hammel, Adam Hammel, Sharon Lane
Writer:Joseph Greco
Distributor:Screen Media Films

Description: John Marino is a Florida construction worker struggling to make ends meet, while bringing up his son, Chris, and dealing with the increasing irrationality of Mary, his schizophrenic wife. For Chris, his mother's erratic behavior begins to have negative consequences at school. And, after Mary's hospitalization, a lonely John begins to build a sailboat that recalls a happier time in his life. Underlying the relationship between father and son is the belief that Mary will be better and the fear that she never will.

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