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by Nigel M Smith
November 7, 2011 2:10 PM
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Guy Maddin’s “Keyhole” Lands a U.S. Home

monterey media has acquired U.S. rights to Guy Maddin’s latest “Keyhole,” starring Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini and Udo Kier. The black and white thriller, based on Homer’s “The Odyssey,” premiered at the recent Toronto International Film Festival. The company plans to open it theatrically in the Spring.

Guy Maddin's "Keyhole" monterey media

Here’s the plot per monterey:

A gangster and deadbeat father, Ulysses Pick (Patric), returns home after a long absence. He is toting two teenagers: a drowned girl, Denny, who has mysteriously returned to life; and a bound-and-gagged hostage, who is actually his own teenage son, Manners. Confused, Ulysses doesn’t recognize his own son, but he feels with increasing conviction he must make an indoor odyssey from the back door of his home all the way up, one room at a time, to the marriage bedroom where his wife Hyacinth (Rossellini) awaits.

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  • Chloe Rossetti | November 14, 2011 10:55 AMReply

    Guy Maddin production coming up!

    A unique live cinematic and musical event, Tales from the Gimli Hospital: Reframed pairs acclaimed filmmaker Guy Maddin’s classic first feature film with a live performance—directed by Maddin himself—of a new score created by composer Matthew Patton, a superstar group of Icelandic musicians, acclaimed Seattle-based musical collective Aono Jikken Ensemble, and live electronics engineer Paul Corley.

    http://11.performa-arts.org/event/guy-maddin-performa-commission