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Max Menno Meyjes' provocative historical fantasy has the cheek to suggest that Adolf Hitler became a dictator because he failed as a painter. Noah Taylor...MaxDramaPT108MR Menno Meyjes' provocative historical fantasy has the cheek to suggest that Adolf Hitler became a dictator because he failed as a painter. Noah Taylor...2003-01-24Molly ParkerPaul HippLeelee SobieskiUlrich ThomsenMolly Parker, Paul Hipp, Leelee Sobieski, Ulrich ThomsenLions Gate Films
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Max

Genre: Drama; Starring: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Molly Parker, Paul Hipp, Leelee Sobieski, Ulrich Thomsen; Director: Menno Meyjes; Author: Menno Meyjes; Release Date Limited: 12/27/2002; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 108; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Lions Gate Films

Menno Meyjes’ provocative historical fantasy has the cheek to suggest that Adolf Hitler became a dictator because he failed as a painter. Noah Taylor plays the Nazi leader-to-be as a socially inept young man frustrated by the expectations placed on him by Max Rothman (John Cusack), an encouraging (fictional) Jewish art dealer.

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