The Heart of the World

Director: Guy Maddin Year: 2000 Run Time: 6min

Nikolai, a mortician, and Osip, an actor playing Christ in a play, are brothers in love with the same woman. Anna, a state scientist, is in love with both brothers and studies the Earth's core, the very heart of the world. One day, Anna discovers that the world is dying of heart failure, in this inventive and delightful silent short film by Guy Maddin.


Guy Maddin


Guy Maddin