"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 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.
Many of his films are set in a mythologized version of his hometown of Winnipeg.