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Year
1990
Runtime
90 min.
Director
Guy Maddin
Genres
Romance, Comedy, War
Rating *
6.8
Votes *
865
Checks
748
Favs
23
Dislikes
21
Favs/checks
3.1% (1:33)
Favs/dislikes
1:1
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  1. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    Weirdly funny and extremely peculiar. Maddin works with his interest in early cinema with expressionistic sets, propaganda, and melodrama. The whole thing exists in a fog of amnesia with a vague sense of place and an undercurrent of desire. Perhaps a reflection on the absurdity of cinematic depictions of dire historical events; perhaps an exuberant display of Maddin's insular sensibilities. Perhaps something else entirely. 5 years 9 months ago
  2. akuma587's avatar

    akuma587

    Not bad, but certainly not Guy Maddin's best. 8 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #10 in 366 Weird Movies (Certified Weird)
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  2. This movie ranks #42 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  3. This movie ranks #72 in Top 100 Canadian Films
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  4. This movie ranks #812 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #853 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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