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    Your Week in Streaming: O Canada! Fandor Heads North, and a Guide to Great Canuck Films on VOD

    The SF-based streaming site Fandor has just launched a VOD service in Canada and in celebration, here's a guide to some of the best Canadian films you can currently stream in the US, from Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell" to the films of Guy Maddin.

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    In His Own Words: Guy Maddin Shares His Favorite Scene from 'Keyhole'

    Below beloved Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin shares a scene from "Keyhole," his black-and-white riff on Homer's "Odyssey," that opens in select theaters this Friday.

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    Review: Guy Maddin's 'Keyhole' Beautiful And Brassy...But Frustratingly Sealed

    Let us pause, then, to contemplate the fate and fortunes of the director who does not have his or her eye set on the five-picture deal, the glossy franchise, the production wing in the bungalow offices of some major studio; what becomes of the director who only wants to make art and make it well? Ca...

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    SXSW '12 Interview: Guy Maddin Talks Making 100 Short Films In 100 Days In Four Countries With Current Project 'Spiritismes'

    If you've been at a film festival at the last few months, chances are you've bumped into Guy Maddin. The idiosyncratic Canadian director of "Twilight of the Ice Nymphs," "The Saddest Music In The World" and "My Winnipeg," has a new film, offbeat haunted house tale "Keyhole," starring Jason Patric an...

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    Guy Maddin On The "Sweet Sadness" Of 'Keyhole' & His Love For 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'

    You could forgive Guy Maddin for feeling a little put out at the moment. The Canadian filmmaker has, for nearly 25 years, been faithfully paying homage to the early days of cinema with films like "Archangel," "Twilight of the Ice Nymphs" and "The Saddest Music In The World&q...

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    "Keyhole" Takes Best Canadian Film Award at Whistler Film Festival

    Guy Maddin's "Keyhole" has been announced as the winner of the Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Film at the Whistler Film Festival.

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    TIFF '11 Review: Guy Maddin's 'Keyhole' Beautiful And Brassy...But Frustratingly Sealed

    Let us pause, then, to contemplate the fate and fortunes of the director who does not have his or her eye set on the five-picture deal, the glossy franchise, the production wing in the bungalow offices of some major studio; what becomes of the director who only wants to make art and make it well? Canada's Guy Maddin clearly has no eye on commercial success -- rumor has it that his next feature might actually be in color -- and instead prefers to stand at the edge and peer into the abyss to look for what's next. This is a unique vantage point, to be sure, but it's also perilous if one should fall; "Keyhole" is both too much and too little, a c...

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    New Films By Guy Maddin, Bruce McDonald & Jean-Marc Vallée Lead Canadian Lineup At TIFF

    The lineup for TIFF keeps growing as September grows closer and this morning the festival revealed their slate of homegrown films that will jostle for attention next month.

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