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In the Realms of the Unreal

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Release Date: December 22, 2004Running Time: 81 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $413,708.00
Genre: Documentary

Dakota Fanning
Larry Pine
Jessica Yu
Jessica Yu

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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 ... Full Summary >>