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Tideland

Rated R for bizarre and disturbing content, including drug use, sexuality, and gruesome situations - al involving a child, and fo.

R In Theaters 10/13/2006 , 122min.
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Plot & Details

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.

Genie Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2006 Genie Awards Best Sound Douglas Cooper Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Actress Jodelle Ferland Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Editing Lesley Walker Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Costume Design Mario Davignon Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Sound Robert Farr Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Sound David Lee Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design Jasna Stefanovic Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Best Cinematography Nicola Pecorini Nominated

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