"Survival" (1985), as Concerned Citizen Stan (1985)
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I always thought that it was great when people told me that my films are impossible to put in a drawer. So I'd say: 'Oh, thank you', and they'd respond: 'No, that's terrible. You would be doing yourself a big favour if you worked in a genre.' And then they'd tell me I should work in science fiction, a genre I don't find much of a connection with for some reason, even though it has so much ...
Maddin's films often feature autobiographical elements, especially his "Me Trilogy" (of Cowards Bend the Knee, Brand Upon the Brain!, and My Winnipeg) of three films that feature a protagonist named "Guy Maddin".
Many of his films are set in a mythologized version of his hometown of Winnipeg.