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Tideland (2005)

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

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Pre-teen Jeliza-Rose's parents are hopeless drug addicts. When pa, rocker Noah, finds ma's OD'd, he fears to be charged with homicide and takes Jeliza along to his ma's place, in a desolate country region. With Noah passed out, the girl mentally transfers to a fantasy world she and her doll heads enter magically. Jeliza's adventures also star the crazy locals, notably Dell, and Dell's grown but intellectually disabled brother Dickens. Written by KGF Vissers

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The squirrels made it seem less lonely

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Rated R for bizarre and disturbing content, including drug use, sexuality, and gruesome situations - all involving a child, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Tierra de pesadillas  »

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$19,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,276, 15 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$66,453, 9 November 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,659, 15 April 2007
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The map of Jutland misspells the West Jutland harbor city of Esbjerg as Ebsjerg. See more »

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Dickens: He's spoiling.
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Written by P. Brown, R. Castiglione, C. Constantinou, B. Reed and J. Stapley
Produced by Peter Brown and Eddie Kramer for Remark Music Ltd
Engineered by Eddie Kramer for Remark Music Ltd
Published by Notting Hill Music Inc (BMI)
(c) Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd 2004
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Gilliam strikes back
17 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Without a doubt, this is Gilliam's strongest vision since Brazil. It's also a movie that has to be seen on the big screen so don't miss it, if it comes near you.

People may find it too long, too obscene.. there are moments that are definitely hard to swallow but hey, that's our problem, not Gilliam's. Then there are moments of pure joy.

And the ending will leave you shaken to the core. It's surreal and true at the same time and it encapsulates the whole experience. Didn't read the book this was based on but from what I've heard, Gilliam is pretty much spot on.

I really need to see Tideland again soon. I really need this little vacation.


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