The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood

The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood

110 mins | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy | Jan. 2, 1986

Faustus is a clerk in the St. Johns, Newfoundland department of education. He dreams of becoming ruler of Newfoundland and staging a secession from Canada. Back in the real world, Faustus' boss Robert Joy plans to indoctrinate the citizenry of Newfoundland with a cultish geometric theory known as Total Education, but Joy may be foiled at any minute by the revelation of his earlier career as a flamenco dancer.

The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood

110 mins | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy | Jan. 2, 1986

The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood
Faustus is a clerk in the St. Johns, Newfoundland department of education. He dreams of becoming ruler of Newfoundland and staging a secession from Canada. Back in the real world, Faustus' boss Robert Joy plans to indoctrinate the citizenry of Newfoundland with a cultish geometric theory known as Total Education, but Joy may be foiled at any minute by the revelation of his earlier career as a flamenco dancer.
Producers National Film Board of Canada, Faustus Bidgood Production
Original title The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood
Directors Michael Jones, Andy Jones
Writers Michael Jones, Andy Jones

Cast

Andy Jones

as Faustus Bidgood

Greg Malone

as Vasily Bogdanovittch Shagoff

Robert Joy

as Eddie Peddle

Brian Downey

as Fred Bonia-Coombs

Maisie Rillie

as Phillys Meaney

Mary Walsh

as Heady Nolan