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Drowning in Dreams

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Sociology
  • Director:Tim Southam


On man's obsession becomes a metaphor for life's unattainable mysteries in this elliptical documentary from filmmaker Tim Southam. Ever since Thunder Bay businessman Fred Broennle learned that a luxury yacht named the Gunilda had been quietly resting in the depths of Lake Superior since sinking on a cold evening in 1911, his obsession to raise it to the surface for inspection has gradually consumed his entire life. Though Broennle and...more