"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 is the subject of four books, two interview books (Guy Maddin: Interviews, edited by D.K. Holm, and Caelum Vatnsdal's Kino Delirium: The Films of Guy Maddin) and two academic studies (Guy Maddin's My Winnipeg by Darren Wershler, and Into the Past: The Cinema of Guy Maddin by William Beard).
Many of his films are set in a mythologized version of his hometown of Winnipeg.