Tales from the Gimli Hospital

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Guy Maddin's outrageously bizarre debut was one of the big hits of the 1980s midnight movie circuit. Reckless envy, unconsummated passions and necrophilia set the tone for these surreal tales shared by two patients confined during a turn-of-the-century smallpox epidemic.

Guy Maddin's outrageously bizarre debut was one of the big hits of the 1980s midnight movie circuit. Reckless envy, unconsummated passions and necrophilia set the tone for these surreal tales shared by two patients confined during a turn-of-the-century smallpox epidemic.

Original Release

04/15/1988

US Release

09/30/1988

Cast

Kyle McCulloch Einar the Lonely / Minstrel
Michael Gottli Gunnar
Angela Heck Snjófridur
Margaret Anne MacLeod Amma
Caroline Bonner Elfa Egilsdóttir / Nurse / Gimli Maiden
Heather Neale Granddaughter
Tiffany Taylor Gunnar's Strolling Companion / Gimli Maiden
David Neale Grandson
Don Hewak John Ramsay
Ron Eyolfson Pastor Osbaldison / Patient
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Guy Maddin

Writers

Guy Maddin

Cast

Kyle McCulloch Einar the Lonely / Minstrel
Michael Gottli Gunnar
Angela Heck Snjófridur
Margaret Anne MacLeod Amma
Caroline Bonner Elfa Egilsdóttir / Nurse / Gimli Maiden
Heather Neale Granddaughter
Tiffany Taylor Gunnar's Strolling Companion / Gimli Maiden
David Neale Grandson
Don Hewak John Ramsay
Ron Eyolfson Pastor Osbaldison / Patient
Donna Szöke Fish Princess
Linda Schinkel Dying Mother
Jeff Solylo Angry Husband
Randy Kray Angel
George Toles Angel With Mustache
Carmen Snidal Sigvalda Sigurdsdottír
Brent Neale Valdimar / Gimli Manfolk
Greg Klymkiw Gravedigger I / Gravedigger #1
Ian Handford Gravedigger II / Highlander / Gravedigger #2
Michelle Hannesson Nurse

Producers

Editors

Guy Maddin

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