Maximilian

Documentary, 77min, 2016
directed by Nicolas Greinacher
produced by Dario Schoch & Rajko Jazbec

Synopsis
With an IQ of 149+, 13-year old Maximilian Janisch is Switzerlands most famous highly gifted child. After passing the final secondary-school examinations in Mathematics with just 9 years, Maximilian has jumped forward 3 grades and is now attending Mathematical courses at University level. The film follows Maximilian and his parents through their high energy daily life and reflects on the influence of the media and the term of child prodigy.

Awards
Prix du Cinema Suisse Award | Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018

Festivals
Foyle Film Festival | United Kingdom | 2016
Solothurner Filmtage | Switzerland | 2017
Rhode Island International Film Festival | 2018