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Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair (2009)

A woman sent is sent to an electric chair that reads the images of her mind.

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Guy Maddin
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Credited cast:
Isabella Rossellini ... Woman
Darcy Fehr
Brent Neale Brent Neale
David Evans David Evans
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Jesse Fraser Jesse Fraser ... Tap Dancer
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A woman sent is sent to an electric chair that reads the images of her mind.

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Canada

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English

Release Date:

29 January 2009 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Wyslijcie mnie na krzeslo elektryczne See more »

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The Precursor to Keyhole
12 June 2014 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

This short film (coming in at only seven minutes) is Guy Maddin's precursor to "Keyhole". While they are not directly related, we can see how this one lead to the other. And, of course, he used Isabella Rossellini in both (an actress we can always use more of).

This is something of a mysterious film in that the other actors are unknown and it is silent, largely a collection of images. This may be how Maddin works best, though. His replication of silent film is incredible, and perhaps that is one reason this may be even more enjoyable than "Keyhole". (Perhaps, also, this was not shot digitally, but on this point I am not sure.)


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