My Dad Is 100 Years Old
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On the eve of the release of actress Isabella Rossellini's book In the Name of the Father, the Daughter, and the Holy Spirits: Remembering Roberto Rossellini, the famous daughter of the acclaimed filmmaker teams with Canadian director Guy Maddin to pay loving homage to the man who crafted such cinematic classics as Viaggio in Italia and Roma, Cittą Aperta. In addition to crafting an affectionate portrait to her father, Rossellini and Maddin attempt to capture the cinematic feel of the filmmaker's most prolific period by incorporating the influences of such key figures as Federico… More
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© Zeitgeist Films
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A micro-doc packing more intoxicating beauty and invigorating ideas into its 17 minutes than most other films do in 90 or more."
‑ Ed Halter, Village Voice
"Even those unfamiliar with the work of Roberto Rossellini should get something out of Guy Maddin's haunting and memorable short film My Dad is 100 Years Old."
‑ Keith Uhlich, Slant Magazine
"Isabella Rossellini's second collaboration with Guy Maddin is a delightfully odd tribute to her director father Roberto."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
"Shot in a dreamy black-and-white cloud that overturns a magician's trunk full of cinematic trickery... stunningly unique and heartfelt."
‑ Aaron Hillis, Premiere Magazine
"A very cute film indeed."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
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