Brand Upon the Brain! (2007)

Brand Upon the Brain!
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 36mins.
Genres Drama, Period
Keywords detective, investigation, silent
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
George Toles Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Anna Waggoner Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Guy Maddin Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Brian Grant Associate Producer n/a 171 3000006
Philip Wohlstetter Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
A J Epstein Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Ben Kasulke Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
John Gurdebeke Editor n/a 172 7000001
Joy Fairfield Casting n/a 179 10000001
Nina Moser Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Tania Kupczak Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Jason Staczek Original Music Music 120838 8000002
Ensemble Sospeso Music Live Music Performance 120781 8000001
Jody Shapiro Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Amy E Jacobson Producer n/a 3 3000002
Maya Lawson Actor Sis 1 1000006
Katherine E Scharhon Actor Chance Hale/Wendy Hale 1 1000007
Sullivan Brown Actor (young) 1 1000005
Gretchen Lee Krich Actor Mother 1 1000004
Clayton Corzatte Actor Old Father 1 1000002
Erik Steffen Maahs Actor (grown-up) 1 1000003
Todd Jefferson Moore Actor Father 1 1000008
Andrew Loviska Actor Savage Tom 1 1000009
Guy Maddin Director n/a 2 2000001
Gregg Lachow Producer n/a 3 3000001
Isabella Rossellini Narrator n/a 120790 1000012
Cathleen O'Malley Actor Young Mother 1 1000011
Kellan Larson Actor Neddie 1 1000010
Susan Corzatte Actor Old Mother 1 1000001
Synopsis
Whatever are young "Guy Maddin's" parents really up to in their lighthouse home/orphanage on a chilly remote island? Overbearing Mother tracks her son's every move, bellowing for him to come home over the "Aerophone" just as something interesting is about to happen! And poor Sis, his older sister (who is rapidly blossoming into a young woman)--Mother will never let her have any fun! The intrigue continues as deranged Mother, hellbent on restoring her youth and sinister Scientist-Father who is sequestered night and day in his basement laboratory, engage in diabolical, secret experimentation. When new parents of recently adopted children from the orphanage notice strange wounds on the youngsters' necks, a pair of teen sleuths, Wendy and her brother Chance, known as "The Lightbulb Kids," appear on the island to investigate--and in the process, inspire Guy's first crush and Sis' first love affair. The lurid family secrets that unfold are positively shocking.
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