Canvas Synopsis
With his wife in a mental institution, a man quits his job and builds a sailboat in his driveway.
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By Bettyp525
I saw this movie at a special preview at Felician College and I was blown away by it. There has too long been a stigma attached to depression and other mental illnesses. It is based on a true...

Canvas is not a DaVinci but quite possibly a Jackson Pollock.

By wakeupneo
Okay, it might not be flashy, but it is a deeply moving story that engages the viewer with a sentisive and empathic perpective of mental illness. If you haven't been exposed to the humanity of the...

Uplifting and Hopeful Movie

By kcapie
This is a snapshot of life with a family member who has schizophrenia and the challenges that the brain disorder brings to the ill member and their family. Beautifully done with a sense of humor....

This is a "Must See" movie for the entire family.

By vldusko
Joe Greco and this outstanding cast tell us a story that, unfortunately, is a very common one in so many families, living with someone who suffers from mental illness. They all do an excellent job of...


By pgalfano
Excellent acting and a very timely story that gets little direct personal coverage. Really brought this hard reality to life. I like the actors very much and the story line is something that all of...

Honest look at mental illness

By eroskes
this is the first movie i have seen in a long time (maybe since Ordinary People, or perhaps As Good as it Gets) that portrays an individual with mental illness and the effect of that mental illness on...


By fred47
The acting was great - Marcia Gay Hardin is one of my favorite actresses. As a person who is bi-polar, I am very interested in mental health issues and am an advocate for greater acceptance and...


By Reycine
Unusual but compelling subject of mental illness very well acted by all. Loved the South Florida location. The boy is a budding star. Moved along well and held interest. A couple of...


By eivom22
This is a movie that is a must see! It's a slice of life movie with a twist as it does a bit of education about mental illness but more importantly how mental illness can affect a family. While they...


By FMGuido
If the main focus and intention of the movie was to increase public awareness of schizophrenia, then in my opinion it did not meet it's objectives at all. Way too shallow... Didn't expand enough on...

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Rated PG-13 | For Mature Thematic Elements