The most unoriginal thing I could say about Guy Maddin’s experimental film noir is that it’s weird, but … this thing is weird. Jason Patric plays some sort of mob boss trapped inside his own house with his gang and some girls. He talks to his wife (Isabella Rossellini) as she is locked in her room, and there’s an old dude walking around with his shriveled-up cock hanging out. I think the cock dude is a ghost. Actually, I think there are a bunch of ghosts in this movie … but I am not really sure. Like I said … THIS THING IS WEIRD. I’m thinking it’s a contender to be David Lynch’s favorite film ever. Oh, yeah, Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall appears in a small role, WHICH MAKES THIS MOVIE EVEN WEIRDER.
Director: Guy Maddin
Producer: Phyllis Laing, Guy Maddin, Jody Shapiro and Jean Du Toit
Cast: Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini, Udo Kier, Brooke Palsson, David Wontner, Louis Negin, Kevin McDonald, Daniel Enright, Tattiawna Jones, Darcy Fehr, Tyhr Trubiak, Brent Neale, Suzanne Pringle and Cynthia Wolfe-Nolin