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Tales from the Gimli Hospital

This screening took place on
Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:30pm
Shipyards Park

Free Screening at Shipyards Park! While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told an important tale by their Icelandic grandmother about Einar the lonely, his friend Gunnar, and the angelic Snjofrieder in a Gimli of old. Guy Maddin’s bizarre cult classic first film! “Rich and startling! …rightly compared to everything from David Lynch’s Eraserhead to the films of Jean Cocteau.” The Globe and Mail
  • Directed by Guy Maddin
  • 1988, Manitoba
  • 68 minutes

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