Mackenzie King takes on Canada! A bizarro-world nation and an ambiguous prime minister filtered through the imagination of Matthew Rankin. A side-splittingly caustic treat for the eyes, loaded with symbolism.
On the cusp of the 20th century, a young William Lyon Mackenzie King negotiates the obstacles strewn in his path on the way to becoming prime minister of his beloved Canada. Then there’s the private life of the statesman, dominated by a rabid cross-dressing mother and torn romantically between a kindly Quebec nurse and a female British soldier with heroic ambitions. Not to mention some quirky little fetishes… After his acclaimed Mynarski Death Spiral (2014) and The Tesla World...
| 90 minutes | 2019
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