Runtime: 1 hr, 21 m
In the Realms of the Unreal Plot: What's the story?
An innovative masterpiece that literally gives wings to one man's singular vision of an imaginary world. Henry Darger lived a reclusive life and died alone in a Catholic mission in 1973. For more than 60 years, he created a massive literary and graphic body of work, including The Realms of the Unreal, an epic, fifteen-thousand-page novel with hundreds of paintings that recounts the wars between nations on an enormous unnamed planet. Darger's keen sense of composition and vivid colors allowed him to create incredibly intense and beautiful illustrations which are often disturbingly violent. Consciously excluding art experts and psychologists, Yu presents impressions of Darger's work only from the people who knew him, letting the audience make up their own minds about the man. The film cleverly parallels his real life with his fantasies, making the oddness of his fantasy world more accessible.
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Crew and Production Credits: Who's making In the Realms of the Unreal?
A look at the In the Realms of the Unreal behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jessica Yu last directed Last Call At The Oasis. The film's writer Jessica Yu last wrote Last Call At The Oasis.
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Production Timeline: When did the In the Realms of the Unreal come together?
On or about December 31, 1969 • The film was in Completed status.
In the Realms of the Unreal Release Date: When was it released?In the Realms of the Unreal was released in 2004 on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 There were 3 other movies released on the same date, including Meet the Fockers, A Very Long Engagement and The Phantom of the Opera.
- United States
- December 22, 2004
- December 22, 2004
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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