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Death of the Reel (2008)

Fantasy

Guy Maddin flies to Kansas City, Missouri, in a vain attempt to save cinema as it continues to die from contempt and neglect. The tongue-in-cheek project begins in a Winnipeg bar where filmmaker Guy Maddin (played by, yes, Guy Maddin) ...See moreGuy Maddin flies to Kansas City, Missouri, in a vain attempt to save cinema as it continues to die from contempt and neglect. The tongue-in-cheek project begins in a Winnipeg bar where filmmaker Guy Maddin (played by, yes, Guy Maddin) reads a newspaper article declaring the death of cinema in the United States. He decides to ride - or fly - to the rescue. The idea is that the young people have been zombified by their iPhones and iPods and have become celluloid illiterates who watch postage stamp-sized movies on tiny screens. Maddin comes to Kansas to save cinema. Written by Kevin Wohler See less
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Jun 6, 2008 (United States)

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Lydia Lunch
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Kevin Wohler
The Cinema Curmudgeon The Cinema Curmudgeon   See fewer
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Jessica Fahey
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Shelly Jennings
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Blaise Mank
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Jordy Altman
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Justin Bauer
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Jonathan Dalbe
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Jessi Hardy
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Ann Hsieh
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Bruce Hutchinson
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Joseph Lalli
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Maddie Mossman
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Brook Pruitt
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Joseph Reho
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Jared Smith
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Cody Wasson
Movie Man Movie Man   See fewer
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Johnny Weaver
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6.3 / 10 | 10 votes