The Saddest Music in the World: Tenth Anniversary Celebration


On the tenth anniversary of Guy Maddin's tale of bewitching beer baroness Lady Port-Huntly (Isabella Rossellini), enjoy a special tribute performance by Grale. Then sit back and relive Maddin's witty and atmospheric film, based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro. To conclude we raise a glass of Pyramid Ale to the beer baroness.

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  • The Saddest Music in the World

    • Thursday, January 24 7 pm

    Guy Maddin (Canada, 2003). Guest emcee Peter Conheim. Live music by Grale. Beer by Pyramid Brewery. A wintry gloom has settled upon Depression-era Winnipeg in Maddin's brew-ha-ha, a joyously stilted comedy wed to the extravagance of a dizzy thirties musical. With Isabella Rossellini and Maria de Medeiros. (99 mins)