Brand Upon the Brain


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guy_maddin_iconThe Magnificent Cinematic Obsession of Guy Maddin

Brand Upon the Brain

  1. Friday, April 10, 2015 9:30 p.m.
Image from the film Brand Upon the Brain!
A fictional Guy Maddin lazes away his youth with his teenage sister on the mysterious island that one day he stands to inherit. They share this island with a horde of orphans all living together in the lighthouse which doubles as the orphanage. Their every move is watched by Guy’s overbearing mother from the top of the lighthouse, while his father, a scientist and inventor, secretly works away in the basement. When the parents of newly adopted children discover mysterious head wounds on their young, an investigation begins, and the terrible secrets of Guy’s family are laid bare … (35mm presentation)

Guy Maddin is scheduled to be present.