Tideland

Tideland

Director: Terry Gilliam Cast: Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer, Brendan Fletcher

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Overview

Following the death of her drug-addicted mother, a whimsical young girl follows her chemically dependent father to a remote prairie house to discover a wondrous world of magical fireflies and nocturnal bog men in this hallucinatory childhood fantasy from visionary filmmaker Terry Gilliam. Noah (Jeff Bridges) is a burnt-out rock star whose post-superstar voyage to obscurity is hastened by a serious drug addiction that is also shared with his wild-eyed wife (Jennifer Tilly). When the Noah's increasingly erratic wife suffers a fatal overdose, the faded rock star opts to escape the painful reality by retreating to a ramshackle remote home with his young daughter, Jeliza-Rose (Jodelle Ferland). Left to her own devices as her father stumbles about the grasslands in a drug-induced haze, Jeliza-Rose soon ventures into her own fantasy land before making the acquaintance of mentally challenged youth Dickens (Brendan Fletcher). As the two become fast friends and Jeliza-Rose joins the swimsuit-clad Dickens in defeating the menacing shark that traverses the nearby railways, the pair are watched over by Dickens' black-clad sister, Dell (Janet McTeer), who acts as Dickens' guardian and whose overly enthusiastic interest in the art of taxidermy borders on obsessive.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/27/2007
UPC: 0821575550451
Original Release: 2005
Rating: R
Source: Velocity / Thinkfilm
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:01:00

Special Features

Disc 1:; Tideland feature; An introduction from Terry Gilliam; Feature commenatry - featuring Terry Gillima and Tony Grisoni; Trailer gallery; 5.1 dolby digital surround; Closed captioned; Disc 2:; Getting Gilliam - A film by Bincenzo Natali with commentary by Terry Gilliam & Vincenzo Natali; The making of Tideland; Delated scenes with commentary by Terry Gilliam; Filming Green Screen with commentary by Terry Gilliam; Interview with Terry Gilliam; Interview with producer Jeremy Thomas; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jodelle Ferland Jeliza-Rose
Janet McTeer Dell
Brendan Fletcher Dickens
Jeff Bridges Noah
Jennifer Tilly Queen Gunhilda
Dylan Taylor Patrick
Wendy Anderson Woman / Doll Reader
Kent Wolkowski Boy
Alan Adair Luke
Sally Crooks Dells Mother

Technical Credits
Terry Gilliam Director,Screenwriter
Wladyslaw Bartoszewicz Associate Producer
Deirdre Bowen Casting
Paul Brett Executive Producer
Douglas Cooper Sound/Sound Designer
Mychael Danna Score Composer
Jeff Danna Score Composer
David Lee Sound/Sound Designer
Mario Davignon Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Farr Sound/Sound Designer
Tony Grisoni Screenwriter
Gabriella Martinelli Producer
Anastasia Masaro Art Director
Nick O'Hagan Associate Producer
Nicola Pecorini Cinematographer
Jasna Stefanovic Production Designer
Jeremy Thomas Producer
Lesley Walker Editor
Peter Watson Executive Producer
Delphine White Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tideland: Jeremy Thomas Presents A Film By Terry Gilliam
1. Opening Credits [6:45]
2. Junky Baby [5:36]
3. Not Safe [5:55]
4. Home at Last [5:55]
5. Squirrels In the Attic [6:54]
6. I'm Hungry [4:45]
7. Beauty Queen [6:38]
8. Sleep [6:53]
9. Dickens [5:08]
10. Monster Shark [5:39]
11. You're Next [7:53]
12. Does She Bite? [6:13]
13. All Better Now [5:24]
14. Looks Like A Burrito [9:10]
15. Secret [6:33]
16. Scared Me Good [8:19]
17. Kisses [2:04]
18. Like Father, Like Daughter [3:49]
19. End of the World [5:09]
20. End Credits [5:26]

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Tideland 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
For his 10th film, Gilliam goes down the rabbit hole, into a deranged Alice in Wonderland-esque film. Complete with doll heads, a talking squirrel, and a little girl that does WHAT? Gives her Dad his Heroin shots. This is no kids film. So parents, please don't warp your kid's minds with this. But for the rest of us, Tideland fits the strange nostalgia we all sometimes need in our lives. Served Terry Gilliam Style.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I went down to the city in order to see this and I was not dissapointed one bit. Wickedly bizzare and yet visually beautiful. Terry Gilliam's finest movie since Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. I reccomend that any hardcore Gilliam fan see this at once.
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