My Winnipeg
Documentary
Have you ever wanted to relive your childhood and do things differently? Guy Maddin attempts to answer that question in a hilariously wacky and profoundly touching goodbye letter to his childhood hometown. A documentary (or "docu-fantasia" as Maddin proclaims) that inventively blends local and personal history with surrealist images and metaphorical myths, the film covers everything from the fire at the local park which lead to a frozen lake of distressed horse heads to pivotal and factually heightened scenes from Maddin's own childhood, all laced with a startling emotional honesty. Rated No Rating .
Cast: Louis Negin, Amy Stewart, Darcy Fehr, Ann Savage, Cory Cassidy
Produced by: Michael Burns
Directed by: Guy Maddin
Written by: Guy Maddin
Running time: 1hr 20min
Opens: Jun 13, 2008 Limited
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