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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 experienced diving instructor Charles "King" Hauge did indeed attempt...more