WHO’S IN IT?
Josh Wiggins (Retribution), Dejon LaQuake (film debut), Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Robbie Amell (The DUFF), Lauren Graham (Evan Almighty), Luke Kleintank (Dark House), Jay Hernandez (Hostel), Miles Mussenden (The Change-Up), Mia Xitlali (film debut), Owen Harn (Homefront), Joseph Julian Soria (Hamlet 2)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Boaz Yakin (Uptown Girls), director, writer; Sheldon Lettich (Bloodsport), writer; Ken Blancato (The Book Thief) and Karen Rosenfelt (Marley & Me), producers; Trevor Rabin (Get Smart), composer; Stefan Czapsky (Edward Scissorhands), cinematographer; Bill Pankow (The Untouchables), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Kyle Wincott (Amell), a US Marine fighting in Afghanistan, is killed in action. His war dog named Max is scheduled to be put down after its traumatic experience, but is soon adopted by Kyle’s brother Justin (Wiggins) and takes him home to live with his family. From there, both boy and dog must come to terms with their loss and learn to move on…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Max is the moving story of life and loss in the wars of the world right now, all from the perspective of a US Marines war dog.