The Green Fog

Sun Apr 22:

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson
US
2017
1h 3m

About

The Green Fog, created by filmmaker/cultural iconoclast Guy Maddin and co-directors Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson, with composer Jacob Garchik and Kronos Quartet, pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock’s spellbinding Vertigo. Inventive and invigorating, this “San Francisco Fantasia” is lauded by the New York Times as “a marvel of film scholarship.” Maddin, working with his Forbidden Room collaborators, set himself the challenge to remake Vertigo without using footage from the Hitchcock classic, creating a “parallel-universe version,” in his words. Using Bay Area footage from a variety of sources—studio classics, ‘50s noir, experimental films, and ‘70s prime-time TV—and employing Maddin’s mastery of assemblage, the result exerts the inexorable pull of Hitchcock’s tale of erotic obsession while paying tribute to the city of San Francisco.

This unique, dreamlike film is not to be missed!


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