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What you need to know about surrealist films from the ‘The Forbidden Room’ directors

What you need to know about surrealist films from the ‘The Forbidden Room’ directors

By Anthony Schwab, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The directors of the surrealist film "The Forbidden Room" discuss their inspirations and upcoming projects in film and teaching.

In ‘The Forbidden Room,’ even surreal nightmares become repetitive

In ‘The Forbidden Room,’ even surreal nightmares become repetitive

By Tony Schwab, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Colorful surrealist imagery does nothing in terms of the moralist plot for the film "The Forbidden Room." Daydreams, submarines and a child battalion make their way through Maddin's latest directorial venture.