About Brand Upon the Brain
- Year Released:
- Action/Adventure, Comedy
- Directed by Guy Maddin
A fictional Guy Maddin lazes away his youth with his teenage
sister on the mysterious island that one day he stands to
inherit. They share this island with a horde of orphans all living
together in the lighthouse which doubles as the orphanage.
Their every move is watched by Guy’s overbearing mother
from the top of the lighthouse, while his father, a scientist
and inventor, secretly works away in the basement. When
the parents of newly adopted children discover mysterious
head wounds on their young, an investigation begins, and the
terrible secrets of Guy’s family are laid bare … (35mm presentation)
Guy Maddin is
scheduled to be present.