Greg's Review of In the Realms of the Unreal - The Mystery of Henry Darger


  • 22 months ago via Flixster
    In the Realms of the Unreal - The Mystery of Henry Darger

    In the Realms of the Unreal - The Mystery of ... (2005)

    Documentary on Henry Darger, the reclusive Chicago janitor who secretly wrote a slightly insane 15,000 page novel about a child slave rebellion mixing the Civil War, Christianity and children's fantasy stories, illustrated by hundreds of incredibly detailed full size paintings. A solid introduction to Darger, whose utterly unique and slightly disturbing oeuvre has made him the poster boy for the outsider artist.

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