The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin

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Published by IFC Films, Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment in [Place of publication not identified], Santa Monica, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Drama,
  • Feature films,
  • Contests,
  • Music,
  • Prizes

About the Edition

Dark comedy about a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the worldś saddest tune.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts
SeriesMGM DVD, MGM DVD
ContributionsRossellini, Isabella, McKinney, Mark, 1959-, Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-, Medeiros, Maria de, Rhombus Media (Firm), Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm), Ego Film Arts (Firm), MGM Home Entertainment (Firm), IFC Films
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.)
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26925042M
ISBN 10079286235X
ISBN 109780792862352
OCLC/WorldCa780020351

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The Saddest Music in the World. (71) IMDb 1h 40min R. Isabella Rossellini is the owner of a brewery that sponsors a competition to find the saddest music on Earth.

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Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25, prize/10(K). The Saddest Music in the World By Lisa Schwarzbaum Updated Ma at AM EDTAuthor: Lisa Schwarzbaum.

The Saddest Music in the World, directed by Guy Maddin, and written by Maddin and George Toles based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro (author of An Artist of the Floating World, and The Remains of the Day), is more than one kind of moving picture: an experimental film; a musical comedy; a story of family troubles—an exploration of.

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"The Saddest Music Ever Written" moves gracefully between memoir, comparative critique, and biographical essay. The bleak, tragic "Adagio" is the center of gravity holding Larson's account together. A former music critic, Larson writes with journalistic pith and simplicity, avoiding altogether the grim, dull opacity of most scholarly s: 9.

"The Saddest Music" in the world is perhaps Guy Maddin's most accessable movie to date, from a director known for strange, eerie pieces of work. But it's also a brilliantly surreal tragicomedy, with shimmers of German expressionism painted over a story about fumbling for artificial happiness, in the middle of all that sad s: The Saddest Music in the World is often considered Maddin’s best work, and is a good starting point for anyone not familiar with his films, or anyone who likes their comedy layered and slightly absurd.

It's in Winnipeg and the Great Depression is in full bloom. Beer Baroness Lady Port-Huntly announces a global competition to determine the saddest music in the world, and musicians from across the globe pour into town to vie for the whopping $25, prize.

Synopsis. In Depression-era Winnipeg, a legless beer baroness hosts a contest for the saddest music in the world, offering a grand prize of $25,/5(K). Beer Baroness Lady Port-Huntly (Rossellini) announces a global competition to determine the saddest music in the world, and musicians from across the globe pour into town to vie for the whopping $25, prize.

Part musical melodrama, part tongue-in-cheek social satire, Guy Maddin's expressionistic film achieves a level of lunacy rarely seen 78%(33). A great song can help you see the world from a different perspective, as Patty Griffin often proves.

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Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off. Guy Maddin has reached a new expressive plateau with The Saddest Music in the World. It reprises the key elements of his previous work — the look and feel of scratchy late silents and early talkies (mainly black and white, with a few lush interludes in two-strip Technicolor) and themes involving Canada, amnesia and other forms of repression, war and wartime loss, oedipal conflict, /10(K).

The Saddest Music in the World () SoundTracks on IMDb: Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, TV series and more. G uy Maddin’s snow globe cinema, hermetically sealed in ghostly adoration of silent cinema, is well matched to this darkly comic fable about a legless beer baroness’s search for the saddest music in the world.

Musicians from the four corners of the globe assemble in the frozen city of Depression era Winnipeg for the opportunity to win a $25, prize.

As creative hat-tricks go, Guy Maddin's delirious trifecta of Dracula: Pages From A Virgin's Diary, Cowards Bend The Knee, and The Saddest Music In The World is the cinematic equivalent of Elvis Costello's "2 1/2 years," a period when three of his best albums (My Aim Is True, This Year's Model, and Armed Forces) materialized in a sustained flurry of inspiration.

The Saddest Music In The World - Official Trailer Another slice of bizarre, movie-mad brilliance from Winnipeg's Guy Maddin, this is his first feature since 's CAREFUL to play outside the.

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The Saddest Music in the World () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Saddest Music in the World is a Canadian film directed by Guy Maddin, starring Isabella Rossellini and Mark McKinney.

Set in Winnipeg during The Great Depression, a legless baroness host a contest for the saddest music in the world, with a grand prize of $25,During the assembly of contestants a father and his two sons; one who thinks he's an American, one who is succumbing to.

The Saddest Music in the World Synopsis. A baroness (Isabella Rossellini) holds a competition to find sad music. Read Full Synopsis Cast + Crew Guy Maddin Director Mark McKinney Chester Kent Isabella Rossellini Lady Port-Huntly.

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