Tideland | 2006

Drama, Adaptation
A young girl, Jeliza-Rose, is transported to a farm following her mother's drug overdose; there, she embarks on a fantastic voyage into a world of bog men and disembodied Barbie heads.

Cast

... Dickens

Actor

... Jeliza-Rose/Voices of Sateen Lips, Glitter Gal, Mustique and Baby Blonde

Actor

... Queen Gunhilda

Actor

... Dell

Actor

... Noah

Actor

... Patrick

Actor

... Woman/Voice of Squirrel

Actor

... Dell's Mother

Actor

Company

Production Company

Production Company

Astral Media

Financier

Production Company

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Jeliza-Rose 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, a rock'n roll musician well past his time. Jeliza-Rose escapes 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: Mustique, Baby Blonde, Glitter Gal and Sateen Lips, until she meets Dickens, a mentally damaged young man with the mind of a ten-year-old. Dressed in a wet suit and speedo, he spends his days hiding out in junk heaped wig-wam turned submarine, waiting to catch the monster shark that inhabits the railway tracks. Then there's his older sister Dell, a tall ghost-like figure dressed in black who hides behind a beekeeper's mesh hood.

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