Critical Writing Index

Maddins World

by Craig Burnett

Contemporary, 2004, no. 63, pp. 31-37

Craig Burnet interviews Guy Maddin with am emphasis on Maddins new film The Saddest Music in the World. Maddin presents the thesis that unlike Americans, Europeans tend to embrace their sadness directly through music. He uses historical nostalgia, and characters to personify places.

ITEM 2004.057 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

ArchangelGuy Maddin

Cowards Bend the Knee

the Saddest music in the world