Tales from the Gimli HospitalFollowing in the footsteps of such directors as the silent cinema's F. W. Murnau and Fritz Lang and the surrealists Luis Buñuel, Jean Cocteau and David Lynch comes Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin and his first feature, TALES FROM THE GIMLI HOSPITAL. Released theatrically in 1988...Subscribe to to watch now
CarefulGuy Maddin’s early masterpiece takes place in a 19th-century Alpine village where the wary residents (adult, child and animal!) must speak softly and tread lightly lest they cause an avalanche. But sexual frenzies teem in this world of repression, setting off incestuous love triangles and...Subscribe to to watch now
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's DiaryAfter garnering widespread acclaim with his mini-masterpiece THE HEART OF THE WORLD, Canadian cult auteur Guy Maddin concocted his most ravishingly stylized cinematic creation to date. Beautifully transposing the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s interpretation of Bram Stoker’s classic...Subscribe to to watch now
Cowards Bend the KneeAdapted from a ten-part peephole installation, COWARDS BEND THE KNEE is jam-packed with enough kinetically photographed action to seem like a never-ending cliffhanger. In this twisted and poisoned wish-fulfillment, the mythomaniacal Guy Maddin casts 'himself' (actually, Darcy...Subscribe to to watch now
KeyholeIn a house haunted with memories, gangster and father Ulysses Pick (Jason Patric) arrives home after a long absence, towing the body of a teenaged girl and a bound and gagged young man. His gang waits inside his house, having shot their way past police. There is friction in the ranks. Ulysses,...Subscribe to to watch now
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Visually, "Careful" fascinates with a unique gauzey, pastel-hued glimpse into a stylized world of cheap theatrical sets and elaborate Victorian costumes. The script is surrealistically stilted, campy-er than a Talking...
Certainly worth watching for a Maddin fan like me, but less suitable an introduction to the director than any of his other films on Fandor. I found "Keyhole" to have...
This is one of my all time favorite movies and definitely my favorite of Guy Maddin's. It really strikes a chord with me!
Shortly before watching this I watched a bit of "Horrors of the Black Museum" and decided I didn't need to watch a movie about binoculars that shoot spikes through your...