Tideland

Genre:  Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  122 min.
Release Date: October 20, 2006 (limited)
DVD: February 27, 2007

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Cast: Jodelle Ferland, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Janet McTeer, Brendan Fletcher

Synopsis

Jeliza-Rose (Jodelle Ferland) is a young child in a very unusual situation -- both parents are junkies. When her mother dies, she embarks on a strange journey with her father, Noah (Jeff Bridges), a rock'n roll musician well past his prime.

Jeliza-Rose escapes from the vast loneliness of her new home into the fantasy world that exists in her imagination. In this world fireflies have names, bog-men awaken at dusk, and squirrels talk. The heads of four dolls, long since separated from their bodies, keep her company: Mystique, Baby Blonde, Glitter Gal and Sateen Lips, until she meets Dickens (Brendan Fletcher), a mentally damaged young man with the mind of a ten-year-old.

Based on Mitch Cullin’s highly acclaimed novel of the same name.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Saskatchewan. Several cast members are Canadian.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Studio: Capri Releasing
Producer(s): Jeremy Thomas, Gabriella Martinelli
Screenplay: Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni
Official Site: www.tidelandthemovie.com

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