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Together with his teenage sister and a horde of orphans, young Guy Maddin lazes away his under-stimulated youth on the mysterious island he will someday inherit. In the lighthouse orphanage where they all live, their every move is watched over by their overbearing and tyrannical mother while their father, a scientist and inventor, works away secretively in the basement. When new adoptive parents discover mysterious head wounds on their children, teen detectives Wendy and Chance Hale—brother and sister sleuths known as “the Lightbulb Kids”—visit the island to launch an investigation. As the investigation progresses, the kids are led into the darkest regions of revelation and repression as the terrible secrets of Guy’s family are revealed.

  1. Guy Maddin

    Director, Writer

  2. Louis Negin

    Writer

  3. George Toles

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Isabella Rossellini

    Isabella Rossellini

    Interlocuter

  2. Erik Steffen Maahs

    Grown-up Guy Maddin

  3. Sullivan Brown

    Young Guy Maddin

  4. Gretchen Krich

    Mother

  5. Maya Lawson

    Sis

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Brand Upon the Brain!
Brand Upon the Brain!

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Status Released

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  • May 9, 2007
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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