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Aro Recommended Forbidden Room, The

 

Canada 2015, 131 minutes
Dir. Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson
Rating: [M] Nudity
Genres: Cult, Drama, Comedy / Fantasy

 

“An intense and explosive sensory experience; An elegant delirium that injects vigor into contemporary cinema by returning faith to the power of the imagination.”~Luis Fernando Galván, En Filme

Aroview: Maverick director Guy Maddin applies his wild and deliciously demented imagination to this fantastic fantasy, telling a range of almost indecipherable stories involving a submarine crew, a lumberjack, a skeleton orgy and an educational video on how to take a bath. Fans won't be disappointed, but it's also as good a place as any to start if you're unfamiliar with the director's incredible filmography, characterised as always by a fetishistic love of silent-era cinema.

NZ International Film Festival 2015

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