Dir: Emir Kusturic
USA／France, 1993, English, 140mins, DCP
Cast: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor, Vincent Gallo
Crafting his magical realism onto brash Arizona landscapes, Kusturica’s first and only American film embraces a liberating lunacy that dares the Hollywood conventions of cookie-cutter filmmaking. Starring Johnny Depp as an unambitious fish warden, the droll psychodrama lets magic happen as he becomes embroiled in the lives of four weirdos: his uncle selling pink Cadillacs, his movie-mad cousin parroting De Niro’s best-loved lines, a deranged widow dreaming to fly, and her stepdaughter wishing to reincarnate as a turtle. Maddeningly indulgent and eccentric, it’s more than a fish levitating through the great American dream.
Berlin International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
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