The Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick (1988)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Period Film, Religious Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 19, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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Young Noam Zylberman, a well-known Canadian child actor (and cartoon voiceover veteran), stars in The Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick. Growing up in a Jewish household during the 1960s, Zylberman would like to escape the confines of tradition and chart his own course. He finally gets the opportunity break free and pursue his ambitions. A have-it-both-ways finale marks this otherwise refreshing youth-oriented Canadian film. Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick was released in the US in 1991, two years after its Canadian premiere.

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boy, Canadian [nationality], competition, gentile, Jewish, piano, tradition