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ABOUT THE FILM
Press Release
Guy Maddin Bio

Composer Bio
Actor Bios
About the Foley Artists
Cast and Crew List

Synopsis (pdf)
Production Notes
(pdf)
Trailer
Photos (hi-res)

Official Website

NEW YORK
New York Overview
New York Narrator Schedule & Biographies
New York Orchestra
New York Venue

LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles Engagement Overview
Los Angeles Venue

CHICAGO
Chicago Venue
Chicago Orchestra
Chicago Narrator

 

PRODUCTION CO.
The Film Company

DISTRIBUTION CO.
Vitagraph Films &
The Film Company


Photos by Alan L. Weintraub

 

New York City

A One-of-A-Kind Cinematic Spectacle

Performed LIVE with an

11-Piece Orchestra, Onstage Sound Effects & Castrato,

 

plus, Special Guest Narrators!

 

BRAND UPON THE BRAIN!

 

A film by

Guy Maddin

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Guest Narrators LIVE In Person May 9 – 15th

~ Isabella Rossellini ~

~ Lou Reed ~

~ Crispin Glover ~

~ Laurie Anderson ~

~ Justin Bond ~
(SHORTBUS, "Kiki and Herb")

~ Eli Wallach ~
(THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY)

~ Anne Jackson ~
(THE SHINING)

~ Joie Lee ~
(DO THE RIGHT THING)

~ John Ashberry ~
(poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize Winner)

~ Edward Hibbert ~
("Curtains" on Broadway)

~ Tunde Adebimpe ~
(
Lead Singer TV on the Radio)

~ Peter Scarlet ~
(director of the Tribeca Film Festival)

*Narrator schedule subject to change without notice.

 

Check the website for showtimes and more details!

 

You’ll Never See Anything Like It Again!

7 Nights Only! Director Guy Maddin In Person!

 

Starts May 9th at the VILLAGE EAST CINEMA

181 2nd Avenue, New York, NY (at 12th Street)
212.529.6799

Advance Tickets: www.movietickets.com & www.moviefone.com

 

About the Orchestra:

The Ensemble Sospeso is an ensemble of soloists that perform contemporary music at the highest standard of an unusually diverse repertoire. Formed in 1995 by composers Kirk Noreen and Joshua Cody, Sospeso has been based in New York since 1999 and has given dozens of performances nationwide. A Sospeso performance might consist of two players or a chamber orchestra; of classical or electronic sounds, or both; of a work for six grand pianos or seven cellos; of a concerto for Theremin or Japanese koto.

 

"One of the 10 Best Films of the year... Guy Maddin's latest astonishment-- has ransacked film history and his own delirious imagination to create a work like none other: a silently shot film about a man who, on revisiting his childhood home, hurtles unto a past where orphan children, coy lesbian lovers, and a mad scientist converge."  -- Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

"Uproariously funny and surprisingly touching. A magical experience."

Michael Dwyer, Irish Times

Official Selection, Berlin International Film Festival 2007

Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival 2006

Official Selection, New York Film Festival, 2006

www.branduponthebrain.com

 

A The Film Company & Vitagraph Films Release

 

About Vitagraph Films

David Shultz is the founder and president of Vitagraph Films, a self contained theatrical and home optical, television distribution entity. Vitagraph has consulted on releases of films through First Look Studios (WASSUP ROCKERS, THE PROPOSITION, A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS), Lions Gate (JU'ON THE GRUDGE) and currently, Tartan Films USA (THE CAVE OF THE YELLOW DOG, RED ROAD, THE PAGE TURNER) and independently Vitagraph released Alex de la Iglesia's EL CRIMEN PERFECTO and Takeshi Miike's AUDITION among other titles. Margot Gerber heads up all of Vitagraph's Marketing and Publicity campaigns including the Hollywood Reporter Key Art Award Nominated campaign for EL CRIMEN PERFECTO.

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