• Tideland (2006)

Tideland

Release Date: October 13th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 27th, 2007

R |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Little Jeliza-Rose (Jodelle Ferland) has a very warped childhood. Her parents (Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly) are both drug addicts, and one of her daily chores is to prepare their syringes. After her mother dies of an overdose, her father, Noah, takes her away to his childhood home, but his own mother has passed away and the house is decaying. Then Noah overdoses, and while his body rots in his chair, Jeliza-Rose meets a taxidermist and her unstable brother.

Cast: Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer, Brendan Fletcher, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Alden Adair, Sally Crooks, Harry Gilliam

Director: Terry Gilliam

Genres: Drama , Fantasy

Production Co: Capri Films, Recorded Pictures Company, HanWay Films

Keywords: Escape, Underdog, Mother, 2000s, Transformation, Father, Dark, Friend

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A misconceived washout of a darkly gothic story of madness, addiction and child abuse made all the more unpleasant by Gilliam's trademark intense visual style. show more

  • 63
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    By turns fascinating and intolerable. show more

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    It's crazy, dangerous and sometimes gorgeous: a feast of nuttiness that takes you, for a while, over the edge. show more

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