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The Saddest Music in the World

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The Saddest Music in the World

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/30/04
performer:
Maria De Medeiros, Mark McKinney, Isabella Rossellini, David Fox, Brent Neale
director:
Guy Maddin
author:
Kazuo Ishiguro
genre:
Comedy, musical

We gave it an A-

An obsessive love of old movies fills the exquisite black-and-white imagery in each frame of Guy Maddin’s eye-popping, sad, mad melodrama, set in Depression-era Winnipeg and starring Isabella Rossellini as a legless beer baroness.