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The Forbidden Room
Archived: The Forbidden Room (2015)

director: Guy Maddin

composer: Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin, Jason Staczek
With: Roy Dupuis, Clara Furey, Caroline Dhavernas, Charlotte Rampling, a.o.

Archived
duration: 128 minutes
On the Edge , Comedy, Mystery

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - The Forbidden Room

"I've never taken LSD and wandered around a film archive, but I imagine the experi- ence might be similar to 'The Forbidden Room'. It feels like the entirety of Guy Maddin's oeuvre collapsing in on itself for a gorgeous, droll and (at times overly) desultory 128 minutes." (The Guardian)

Credits

director: Guy Maddin
composer: Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin, Jason Staczek
producer: Phoebe Greenberg
screenplay: Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Robert Kotyk, John Ashbery & Kim Morgan
Editor: John Gurdebeke
Cinematography: Stéphanie Weber-Biron & Ben Kasulke
sound: John Gurdebeke

production company: Phi Films Productions

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
country: Canada
year: 2015

Official site

Filmography

GUY MADDIN (1956): The Dead Father (1985, short), Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988), Mauve Decade (1989, short), BBB (1989, short), Tyro (1990, short), Archangel (1990), Indigo High-Hatters (1991, short), Careful (1992), The Pomps of Satan (1993, short), Sea Beggars (1994, short), The Hands of Ida (1995, short), Odilon Redon or The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity (1995, short), Sissy-Boy Slap-Party (1995, short), Imperial Orgies (1996, short), Twilight of the Ice Nymphs,… Show more

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 16/9

Other festival films by director Guy Maddin

2004:Cowards bend the knee
2002:Dracula - pages from a virgin's diary
2001:Heart of the world, the

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