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899 Ratings

Brand Upon the Brain!

Directed by Guy Maddin
Canada, 2006
Comedy, Fantasy


This eerie excursion into the Gothic recesses of Guy Maddin’s mad, imaginary childhood is a silent, black-and-white comic science-fiction nightmare set in a lighthouse on grim Black Notch Island, where fictional protagonist Guy Maddin was raised by an ironfisted, puritanical mother.

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Brand Upon the Brain! Directed by Guy Maddin

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival


San Francisco International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


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