Saturday, January 9, 2016

My Winnipeg

Guy Maddin's hypnotic, dreamlike pseudodocumentary is comprised of interwoven memories, fantasies, and legends of his titular hometown and capitol of Manitoba. My Winnipeg is an impressively constructed and often disarmingly funny film with Ann Savage as the mother in the childhood recreation scenes and the civic legends bit as particular highlights.
*** 1/2 out of ****