Iconic entertainer, comedian and actor Jerry Lewis makes his long-awaited return to the big screen in the upcoming drama Max Rose. Watch the first clip, and then continue reading for details about this compassionate look at one man's late in life quest to redeem his former passion, debuting this Thursday, May 23 at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

87-year-old Max Rose (Jerry Lewis) is a jazz pianist who had put his professional ambitions aside for the sake of his marriage, his life's passion. But when his wife Eva dies suddenly, Max discovers something troubling amongst her private possessions - an old compact with a very personal note from another man. To add to his grief, Max must grapple with the possibility that his 65-year marriage might have been built on a lie. In quest of peace, Max seeks out new meaning in what should be his tranquil autumn days and finds comfort from the friendships he develops with his fellow widowers. Just as he manages to get his life back on track, he finally learns the surprising truth about his wife and his life.

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