Waiting for Dr. MacGuffin (1998)

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The film is a dark, comic view of an elderly Latvian man's anxiety during a visit to the Dentist, filmed as a series of dreams, one within another, each differentiated visually. WAITING FOR... See full summary »

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David Ondaatje

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David Ondaatje

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Credited cast:
Karen Black ... Dental Assistant
Janet Rotblatt ... Valda
Ernie Vincent Ernie Vincent ... Kristo
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The film is a dark, comic view of an elderly Latvian man's anxiety during a visit to the Dentist, filmed as a series of dreams, one within another, each differentiated visually. WAITING FOR DR. MacGUFFIN is a tribute to the cinematic technique of Alfred Hitchcock, incorporating references to distinctive cinematic elements from films such as Blackmail, The Lady Vanishes, Strangers on a Train, Spellbound, Vertigo, Psycho and others. Written by Anonymous

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Canada

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