Quintessential Guy Maddin!

Overview

Commonly compared to David Lynch, Canadian surrealist director Guy Maddin burst onto the global filmmaking scene in the mid-1980s, when the then-30-year-old debuted with his The Dead Father (1986). In the years that followed, countless Maddin features and shorts ensued, each one exhibiting an off-kilter, dreamlike style and content, and many delving into themes of romantic fixation and Grand Guignol. This box set caters to Maddin devotees with five critically-acclaimed Maddin works: the 'Remastered and Repressed ...
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Overview

Commonly compared to David Lynch, Canadian surrealist director Guy Maddin burst onto the global filmmaking scene in the mid-1980s, when the then-30-year-old debuted with his The Dead Father (1986). In the years that followed, countless Maddin features and shorts ensued, each one exhibiting an off-kilter, dreamlike style and content, and many delving into themes of romantic fixation and Grand Guignol. This box set caters to Maddin devotees with five critically-acclaimed Maddin works: the 'Remastered and Repressed Edition' of the 1992 Careful, Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997), Archangel 1990), Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2003) and Cowards Bend the Knee (2004).
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Special Features

Five Feature Audio Commentaries with Maddin & Crew; A 60-Minute Documentary on Maddin's Early Career, Narrated by Tom Waits; Six Short Films, Including Odilion Redon (1995) and The Heart Of The World (2000); Production Design Collages and Storyboards; Three Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes; Radio Interviews; "Imagined" Audition Reels; Vintage Photos from Maddin's Personal Collection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/14/2010
  • UPC: 795975113236
  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 36,133

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Careful
1. Peril Awaits The Incautious Wayfarer [5:44]
2. We Were Children Of Light, Or So It Seemed [9:22]
3. A Heedless Heart Can Be Lured To Dangerous Heights [5:29]
4. Never Gamble With Life [4:10]
5. The Passions Grow On High Mountains, And Fling Their Red Blossoms To The Storm [3:37]
6. One Can Get Lost In Love [2:54]
7. Keep Your Mind Fixed On Goodness As It Always Has Been, And All Will Be Well [8:06]
8. Mining's Just Like Chopping Firewood [4:27]
9. Diligence Is A Butler's Ally [9:20]
10. Children, Heed the Warnings Of Your Parents [7:04]
11. When Is It More Fitting for a Man and a Woman to be Impetous, Than When They Are In Love? [5:35]
12. Do You Have Your Binoculars? Use Them! [4:05]
13. Mother Always Knows Where Her Son Is Hiding [5:44]
14. I Could Not Love A Man Who Placed Anything Above His Father's Honor [5:49]
15. There is Something Terrible About Mountains [2:05]
16. And Where Death Passes Its Hand, All Will Be White [5:24]
17. End Credits [6:52]
1. The Famed Vulcan Ironworks [8:41]
2. Survival & The Dead Father [12:15]
3. Hockey, Hair & Actors [8:39]
4. Winnipeg, Gimli [8:17]
5. Archangel & Careful [12:53]
6. Into the Twilight [9:09]
Disc #2 -- Twilight Of The Ice Nymphs/Archangel
1. I'll Do Anything You Ask [6:25]
2. Back from the Dead [8:50]
3. Sleep Hunting [3:25]
4. The Spell [7:56]
5. High Tide [7:22]
6. Dr. Solti's Party [7:01]
7. Mandragora [5:23]
8. The Museum [8:40]
9. The Temptations of Venus [10:40]
10. Through the Looking Glass [6:53]
11. Spiked Wine [4:23]
12. A Cry to the Gods [14:52]
1. The Dirge of Lt. John Boles [6:25]
2. Veronkha's Dirge [8:50]
3. Illumination [3:25]
4. All Able Bodied Men to the Front [7:56]
5. The Spell of Veronkha [7:22]
6. Nocturnal Transmissions [7:01]
7. Sleepy Trenches [5:23]
8. Murmansk [8:40]
9. New Iris, New Family [10:40]
10. One Final Battle [6:53]
11. A Dream of Iris [4:23]
12. The End [14:52]
Disc #3 -- Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary
1. "Master is Coming!" [7:49]
2. Lucy Pursued [7:32]
3. Blood Tranfusion [5:59]
4. "Vampyri" [5:38]
5. The Bloofer Lady [7:20]
6. Un-Dead [5:06]
7. Harker And The Fleshpots [4:28]
8. Pink Convent [6:59]
9. Mina's Seduction [5:45]
10. "Unclean!" [5:00]
11. Petticoat [8:00]
12. Comes The Dawn [2:56]
13. End Credits [2:01]
Disc #4 -- Cowards Bend The Knee
1. The Sperm Players [6:23]
2. A Squeeze Of The Hand [6:09]
3. Upon A Pile Of Hockey Gloves [6:09]
4. Meta's Bedroom [6:09]
5. Fisty [6:08]
6. Wax Tryst [6:09]
7. The Blue Hands Of Vengeance [6:09]
8. Another Wax Tryst [6:09]
9. Hands Off! [6:09]
10. The Furies [8:29]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Careful
   Play The Movie
   Chapters
   Commentary & Subtitles
      Guy Maddin & Screenwriter George Toles (2008)
         Guy Maddin & Screenwriter George Toles (2008): On
         Guy Maddin & Screenwriter George Toles (2008): Off
      English SDH
         English SDH: On
         English SDH: Off
   Waiting For Twilight
      Play
      Chapters
   Odilon Redon
      Odilon Redon or The Eye Like A Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity
         Play
Disc #2 -- Twilight Of The Ice Nymphs/Archangel
   Twilight Of The Ice Nymphs
      Play Movie
      Audio Commentary with Director Guy Maddin And Writer George Toles
      Chapter Selection
      Behind-The-Scenes A Clip From Waiting For Twilight
         Play Clip
      Production Design Collages by Guy Maddin
   Archangel
      Play Movie
      Audio Commentary With Director Guy Maddin/ Co-Writer George Toles/Producer Greg Klymkiw And Story Collaborator/'Official Muse' John Harvie
      Chapter Selection
   The Heart of The World
      Play Movie
      Storyboards
      Background Information
      Coming Soon From Zeitgeist Video
Disc #3 -- Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Audio Commentary
      Commentary: On
      Commentary: Off
   The Crypt
      Behind The Scenes
         Play Segment
      Making The Sets
         Play Video
         Play With Interview
      Producer Interview
      Photo Gallery
         Begin
Disc #4 -- Cowards Bend The Knee
   Play The Movie
   Chapters
      Play Mode
         Continuous Play
         Individual Chapter
   Beyond The Peephole
      Audio Commentary
         This Commentary By Director Guy Maddin Was Recorded In The Summer Of 2005 In Winnipeg, Manitoba
            Commentary: On
            Commentary: Off
      Love-Chaunt Workbooks
         Intro
         Fuseboy
         Rooster Workbook
         Zookeeper Workbook
         Chimney Workbook
         Audition One
         Audition Two
         Play All
      Brand Upon The Brain!
         Play
      Photo Archive
         Lil's
         Maroons
         Production
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