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Films By Guy Maddin

“Nuttily wonderful… Best of 2006.” - New York Times Equal parts childhood reminiscence, expressionist horror movie, teen detective serial and Grand Guignol reverie, Brand Upon the Brain! is a majestic silent-style movie. The fictionalised story sees house painter Guy Maddin (Erik Steffen ... Read more
Cowards Bend the Knee Canada'straight from the guilt mines of Guy Maddin's psyche to the collective unconscious of stunned audiences, Cowards Bend the Knee is film autobiography at its most hilariously creative.' -Variety'sex! Voyeurism! Revenge! Ice-hockey! The scandalous confessions of Winnipeg's ... Read more
"By turns voluptuous, whimsical and exceedingly strange, Guy Maddin's film suggests that silent film and ballet have always been natural dancing partners. At least they seem that way when folded into each other by a quirky visionary like Maddin, the Canadian filmmaker whose work has acquired a ... Read more
Guy Maddin's Sissy Slap Party CanadaGuy Maddin fans, we are about to make your day a whole lot better! Just confirmed for MIFF are three new shorts films from the delirious mind of Winnepeg's favourite son. Sissy Boy Slap Party (4mins), Sombra Dolorosa (4mins) and A Trip to the Orphange (4mins) ... Read more
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“Snowy, sleepwalking Winnipeg… I must leave it… I must leave it now. But how to escape one's city?” - Guy MaddinA fantasy documentary blurring the lines between outlandish fact and outright fiction, My Winnipeg is a melding of history and memory as MIFF regular Guy Maddin (Brand ... Read more
Winnipeg, 1939: Bosnian immigrant Nihad Ademi conceives of a way to turn the music of the Aurora Borealis into film. ... This short is not in competition ... --- D/S Guy Maddin P Joe MacDonald, Lindsay Hamel WS National Film Board of Canada TD betacamsp/2009 --- D/S Guy Maddin P Joe MacDonald ... Read more
An appetizer for Maddin buffs weaned on obsolescent cinematic gestures. Here they are bundled, torn, layered and cooked up to be watched over and over again, like your favourite song. World Premiere. ... ---D Guy Maddin WS Winnipeg Film Group TD video/B&W/2006/4mins ... Read more
The Saddest Music in the World CanadaThe only film you will ever see in your entire life to feature a gorgeous female amputee whose artificial glass legs are filled with beer! Intrigued' Maybe even a little thirsty' Don't worry, the fevered imagination of cult Canadian director (and MIFF regular) ... Read more
Canadian director Guy Maddin burst onto the scene in 1985 with an alternately hilarious and grotesque short about grief, The Dead Father. It would be lazy to join the chorus of critics referring to Maddin as the new David Lynch as all the pair really share is a uniquely strange view of the world ... Read more
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