ABOUT THE FILM
ABOUT HENRY DARGER
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"FAHRENHEIT 9/ 11 and Super Size Me have grabbed all the ink, but the
year's best documentary just might be IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL."
-San Francisco Bay Guardian
One of Top Ten Documentaries of the Year!
-The Village Voice 2004 Film Critics' Poll
"ABSORBING AND EXQUISITE"
-San Francisco Chronicle
"Jessica Yu's elegant new doc IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL is a spry,
creative response to his oceanic talent and claustrophobic life."
-Ed Park, Village Voice
"FABULOUS! A genre-busting journey! Jessica Yu's approach to the material
-Melissa Levine, San Francisco Weekly
"Darger is one of the world's best-known outsider artists, but the fact that
no one interviewed in IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL, Jessica Yu's excellent
new documentary on his life and work, can agree on how to pronounce his name
-Dave Kehr, New York Times
"A fascinating examination of a mysterious life and the truly bizarre art of that it spawned."
-Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
Winter 2004 - Filmmaker Magazine
Darger's phantasmagorical 'Realms' come to life in spellbinding film
12/22/2004 - San Francisco Chronicle
The Imagined Universe of an Outsider Artist Par Excellence
12/21/2004- The Village Voice
In the Realms of the Unreal
12/21/2004- New York Press
Oscar winner delves into Darger's 'unreal realm'
12/18/2004 - San Francisco Chronicle
Yu Tries to Capture Darger's Cosmos