Tales from the Gimli Hospital
Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)

Set in the Gimli Hospital, the Lonely Einar (Kyle McCulloch) and Gunnar (Michael Gottli) are smallpox patients at the beginning of the twentieth century who share a room. After becoming more acquainted, they divulge personal information to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: October 17, 2000
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Whatever else you might say about this weird, creepy, and funny independent item by Guy Maddin, it's certainly different.

Noel Murray
AV Club

[One] Maddin's most successful experiments in untuned cinema.

Geoff Andrew
Time Out

There's a thin line between weird and strange, and Maddin's debut falls just the wrong side.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a strange tale that never seems to be anything other than enormously funny and strange.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

It is a strange piece of work.

Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Brown
My favourtie film by my favourite Canadian director.