The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick

"When Max was born they cut off his .... It's 13 years later, 1960, his BarMitzvah, and they're still at it!"

The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick is a drama and comedy themed movie about a young Jewish boy who is preparing for his Bar Mitzvah while dealing with his extremely overbearing family members. His father and grandfather eventually associate with an extremely eccentric rabbi who is the odd ball the Jewish community. In addition to that the young Jewish boy finds himself attracted to a Catholic girl, who is eventually has to compete against in a piano contest. The rabbi character turns out to be a fun and lighthearted fellow who helps this boy figure out his problems and questions about life.

| 1988 | 1 hr 37 min | 7.1/10
Jan Rubes, Aaron Schwartz, Sharon Corder, Susan Douglas Rubes
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
Allan A. Goldstein
The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick
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Also starring Aaron Schwartz