over 4 years
Nice film showing our world from the eyes of the perfectly interpreted Jeliza Rose
really disturbing underappriciated movie about a girl living in a fantasy when left alone.
over 5 years
Jodelle Ferland shines in a murky, ponderous script. Terry Gilliam's intro is cuckoo.
over 7 years
Magical in a frightening kind of way. "Alice in Wonderland" as written by Norman Bates.
Tideland is a 2005 British-Canadian fantasy thriller film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, an adaptation of Mitch Cullin's novel of the same name. The film was shot in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and surrounding area in the fall and winter of 2004. The world premiere was at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, where the film was met with mixed response from both viewers and critics. After little interest from U.S. distributors, THINKFilm picked the film up for a U.S. release date in October 2006.
The film's title appears in dialogue written by Gilliam and co-writer Tony Grisoni in which Noah (Jeff Bridges) says, "Daddy's gonna stroll down that far subterranean shore, all littered with the flotsam of hopes and dreams. Relics of ancient times. Lonely cenotaphs. Standing along that melancholy tideland." In Cullin's novel, however, there is no such dialogue from the character of Noah, and the only mention of the book's title comes at the end of Chapter 21, last...