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Guy Maddin


Guy Maddin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Herdis Maddin (a hair-dresser) and Charles "Chas" Maddin (grain clerk and general manager of the Maroons, a Winnipeg hockey team). Maddin studied economics at the University of Winnipeg, working as a bank manager, house painter, and photographic archivist before becoming a film-maker. Maddin ... See full bio »
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 2014/V Cold (Short)
 2014/III Colours (Short)
 2014 Elms (Short)
 2014/II Puberty (Short)
 2014 The Hall Runner (Short)
 2012 Mundo Invisível (segment "Gato Colorido")
 2012 Only Dream Things (Short)
 2011 Keyhole
 2010 Sinclair (Short)
 2009 Night Mayor (Short)
 2008 Spanky: To the Pier and Back (Video short)
 2008 Footsteps (Video short)
 2008 97 Percent True (Video documentary) (uncredited)
 2008 Glorious (Short)
 2007 My Winnipeg (Documentary)
 2007 Odin's Shield Maiden (Short)
 2006 Nude Caboose (Short)
 2005 My Dad Is 100 Years Old (Short)
 2004 Sombra dolorosa (Short)
 2004 A Trip to the Orphanage (Short)
 2002 Fancy, Fancy Being Rich (TV Short)
 2000 Fleshpots of Antiquity (Short)
 2000 Hospital Fragment (Short)
 2000 The Heart of the World (Short)
 1998 Maldoror: Tygers (Short)
 1998 The Cock Crew (Short)
 1998 The Hoyden (Short)
 1996 Imperial Orgies (Short)
 1995 Sissy-Boy Slap-Party (Short)
 1995 The Hands of Ida (Short)
 1994 Sea Beggars (Short)
 1993 The Pomps of Satan (Short)
 1992 Careful
 1991 Indigo High-Hatters (Short)
 1990 Tyro (Short)
 1990 Archangel
 1989 BBB (Short documentary)
 1989 Mauve Decade (Short)
 1985 The Dead Father (Short)
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Other Works:

"Survival" (1985), as Concerned Citizen Stan (1985)

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 ... See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Plots usually involve a series of complicated, entangled, unsuccessful love stories See more »

Nickname:

Flurpie See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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