The name and occupation of Mark McKinney's "Chester Kent" is the same as the James Cagney character in the earlier movie.
Mark McKinney playing the piano in the fire at the end.
Is a "making of" documentary about this movie.
other films by Guy Maddin
One of the films listed in Todd's Netflix queue.
Documentary about the making of "The Saddest Music in the World"
Clips are shown from the movie as an example of the overall topics of the documentary.