Films By John Maringouin

“A close cousin to Werner Herzog's wilder non-fiction tales.” - Variety ... Martin Strel is an endurance swimmer who has swum the Mississippi, the Danube and the Yangtze rivers - and now the fifty-something Slovenian has the Amazon in his sights. ... Strel's 66-day journey is equal parts personal quest, performance art and consciousness-raising stunt - he swims to draw attention to pollution and d... Read more
Director John Maringouin's Faustian confrontation with the estranged father, who once tried to kill him, was dubbed “one of the ultimate anti-drug films” when it appeared at the Rotterdam International Film Festival this year. Maringouin considers it a “documentary” spawned by a lifetime of nightmares and, when watching this hyper-real fable, it's not hard to see why. ... After a 25-year absence, ... Read more
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