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Ann Guedes, Eduardo Guedes

Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale

Edition 1990
95' - 1989 - Crime, Drama, Thriller - Dialogue: Portuguese, English
Director: Ann Guedes, Eduardo Guedes Composer: Michael McEvoy With: Tom Waits, Damon Lowry, Júlia Britton
When Johnny Fortune chances upon a newspaper advertisement which reads simply "Entertainer Requires Assistant”, he thinks he sees a way out of a seemingly hopeless situation. Employed as a dancing bear by an unconventional Punch & Judy man called Silva, he finds that his past catches up with him nonetheless. He also unwittingly discovers the best-kept secrets of those around him... Bearskin combines elements of fantasy in creating the sometimes astonishing landscapes of Johnny's adventures with a clear-eyed perspective ,as it views the dilemmas of the young in the contemporary world.

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Credits

Director

Ann Guedes, Eduardo Guedes

Composer

Michael McEvoy

With

Tom Waits, Damon Lowry, Júlia Britton

Scenario

Ann Guedes, Eduardo Guedes

Director of Photography

Michael Coulter

Editor

Edward Coulter

Producer

Leontine Ruette, Eduardo Guedes

More information

Dialogue

Portuguese, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom, Portugal

Year

1989

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