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Go See Guy Maddin’s super 8 spectacle SADDEST MUSIC this weekend!

Go See Guy Maddin's super 8 spectacle SADDEST MUSIC this weekend!

Guy Maddin’s latest, THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD, opens this weekend. I saw it at a press screening recently and was very impressed. I liked the kinetic pace, the imaginative characters, and how he chose to capture it all in gloriously grainy super 8, giving it the feeling of a lost film from the 1920’s being projected in a snow globe. NY Times critic A.O. Scott says the film is “a strangely joyful spectacle of lamentation and misery” and “a tribute to, and a sendup of, old movies that never quite existed.”

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