Mon Amie Max

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Mon Amie Max ★★ 1994

Marie-Alexandrine (Max) Babant (Bujold) is a middle-aged former pianist who returns to her native Quebec City after 25 years of self-imposed exile. Pregnant at 15, Max was forced to give her son up for adoption and ran away from friends and family. Now, she's meet former best friend Catherine (Keller), who's had the concert career Max never did, who's also agreed to help Max find her son. Slow-going melodrama with little emotional impact. 107m/C VHS . CA FR Genevieve Bujold, Marthe Keller, Michel Rivard, Johanne McKay; D: Michel Brault; W: Jefferson Lewis.