Thu, Feb 15
Brand Upon the Brain!
The protagonist named Guy Maddin lazes away his understimulated youth with his teenage sister on the mysterious island that he one day stands to inherit. They share this island with a horde of orphans all living together in a is vigilantly watched over from the top of the lighthouse by Guy’s overbearing and tyrannical mother while his father, a scientist and inventor, secretly works away in the basement, morning noon and night.
When the new parents of recently adopted children discover mysterious head wounds on their young, teen detectives Wendy and Chance Hale – brother and sister sleuths known as the Lightbulb Kids – visit Guy’s island to launch into an investigation. Guy is weak at the knees as he falls hard for Wendy, his first hormone-driven crush, while Sis is flushed with rosy-cheeked love for Chance, a love that must be kept hidden from Mother at all costs.As the investigation progresses, it leads the kids into the darkest regions of revelation and repression and spins dangerously out of control as the terrible secrets of Guy’s family are laid bare…
Screenings at the festival
Thu, Feb 15, 21:30 Deutsche Oper Berlin
Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 CineStar 8
Sat, Feb 17, 21:30 Delphi Filmpalast
Sun, Feb 18, 22:00 Cubix 9