The squirrels made it seem less lonely
Terry Gilliam (Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Brazil and 12 Monkeys) creates a surreal adventure with his adaptation of Mitch Cullin's classic novel.
When her mother dies of an overdose, young Jeliza-Rose embarks on a strange journey with her father, Noah - a rock and roll musician well past his prime. Drifting between reality and fantasy, Jeliza-Rose escapes the vast loneliness of her new home into a dream world that exists in her imagination, where fireflies have names, bog-men awaken, squirrels talk, and decapitated heads of dolls keep her company.
As optimistic as it is surreal, a humourous as it is suspenseful, Tideland is a celebration of the power of a child's imagination.