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Uniform Title My Winnipeg (Motion picture).
Title My Winnipeg [videorecording] / IFC Films ; the Documentary Channel presents ; produced by Jody Shapiro, Phyllis Laing ; conceived and directed by Guy Maddin ; written and narrated by Guy Maddin ; produced with the participation of The Canadian Television Fund and Manitoba Film and Sound ; produced by Everyday Pictures / Buffalo Gal Pictures ; a Documentary Channel original production ; Paddlewheel Productions Inc. and February Pictures Inc.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    917.1274 MYW    Available
Edition Director-approved DVD special edition.
DVD edition.
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 2.0
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
Series The Criterion collection ; 741
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 741.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; aspect ratio 1.33:1; Dolby digital 2.0.
Language English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Ann Savage, Louis Negin, Amy Stewart, Darcy Fehr, Brendan Cade, Wesley Cade, Lou Profeta, Fred Dunsmore.
Credits Director of photography, Jody Shapiro ; editor, John Gurdebeke ; production designer, Rejean Labrie ; costume designer Meg McMillan ; art director, Katharina Stieffenhofer ; animation, Andy Smetanka ; executive producer, Michael Burns ; dialogue by George Toles.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Summary "The geographical dead center of North America and the beloved birthplace of Guy Maddin, Winnipeg is the frosty and mysterious star of Maddin's "docu-fantasia." A work of memory and imagination, Maddin's film burrows into what the filmmaker calls "the heart of the heart" of the continent, conjuring a city as delightful as it is fearsome, populated by sleepwalkers and hockey aficionados. Take part in Winnipeg's annual epic scavenger hunt! Pay your respects to the racehorses forever frozen in the river! Help judge the yearly homoerotic Golden Boy pageant! What is real and what is fantasy is left up to the viewer to sort out in Maddin's hypnotic, expertly conceived paean to that wonderful and terrifying place known as My Hometown."--Container.
Note Special features: Cine-essays (created by filmmaker Evan Johnson and director Guy Maddin): About, Puberty, Colours, Elms, Cold; Guy Maddin and Robert Enright (in conversation about the film); "My Winnipeg" live in Toronto (featurette documents a 2008 screening of My Winnipeg at the Royal Cinema in Toronto, for which director Guy Maddin provided live narration); Spanky: to the pier and back (2008) (four-minute film, director Guy Maddin pays homage to a pug named Spanky); Sinclair (2010) (four-minutre short by Maddin is excerpted from a film he created in 2010 for the opening of the Toronto International Film Festival's Bell Lightbox building); Only dream things (2012) (twenty-minute short as part of an installation at the Winnipeg Art Gallery for its centennial in 2012); The hall runner (2014) (four-minute improv sketch); Louis Riel for dinner (2014) (three-minute animated short); Trailer. Insert features an essay by critic Wayne Koestenbaum.
Subject Winnipeg Region (Man.) -- Drama.
Sleepwalking -- Drama.
Maddin, Guy, 1956- -- Drama.
Maddin, Guy, 1956- -- Family -- Drama.
Genre/Form Documentary-style films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Maddin, Guy, 1956- film director, screenwriter, narrator.
Shapiro, Jody, film producer, director of photography.
Laing, Phyllis, film producer.
Burns, Michael, 1958- film producer.
Toles, George E, screenwriter.
Savage, Ann, 1921-2008, actor.
Negrin, Louis, actor.
Stewart, Amy (Actress), actor.
Fehr, Darcy, 1974- actor.
Cade, Brendan, 1990- actor.
Cade, Wesley, actor.
Profeta, Lou, actor.
Dunsmore, Fred, actor.
Gurdebeke, John, film editor.
Labrie, Rejean, production designer.
McMillan, Meg, costume designer.
Stieffenhofer, Katharina, art director.
Johnson, Evan, filmmaker.
Enright, Robert, interviewee (expression)
Koestenbaum, Wayne, author of supplementary textual content.
IFC Films, presenter.
Documentary Channel (Television network), presenter, production company.
Canadian Television Fund, production company.
Manitoba Film & Sound (Organization), production company.
Everyday Pictures (Firm), production company.
Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm), production company.
Paddlewheel Productions, production company.
February Pictures, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Spanky, to the pier and back
Container of (work): Sinclair
Container of (work): Only dream things
Container of (work): Hall runner
Container of (work): Louis Riel for dinner
ISBN 9781604659467
Standard No. 715515136211
Music No. CC2438D The Criterion Collection

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