"Survival" (1985), as Concerned Citizen Stan (1985)
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
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I've never bought that cliché that you should never take people out of the narrative, take people out of that dramatic illusion. I'm more of a person who loves his grandmother. I'm thinking when a grandmother sits at the foot of your bed and tells you a bedtime story, you get absorbed into the story, you notice her style of telling a story. Some parts you should tell badly, other parts charmingly...
Maddin's films since 2003 have often begun as or developed from installation art projects (particularly Cowards Bend the Knee and Brand Upon the Brain!), and in 2012 Maddin began shooting a series of 100 short films, with each production being at the same time a gallery performance.
Characters frequently suffer from amnesia, forgetting even their own marriages and loves