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The Real in Fairytales
(DVD)

Compilation

DIRECTED BY - Jadina Lilien


THE REAL IN FAIRYTALES is a collection of five short films from New York hyphenate Jadina Lilien, a photographer-filmmaker-writer. Dealing with the themes of love, loss, fantasy, and heritage in a city where the mishmash of cultures can sometimes be alienating, Lilien is able to add a sparkle of auteur magic and wonder to the already commendable performances delivered by her actors in this series. Included here are: "Ricky and Lenny", "Marie", "Happily Ever After", "The Kingdom Within", and the underground gem "Fortune's Fool".

 

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Film Info

RUNTIME - 65 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 2006

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - United States

LANGUAGE - English, Hebrew

SUBTITLES - English

ATTRIBUTES - Color

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

This is a collection of five short films from New York hyphenate Jadina Lilien, a photographer-filmmaker-writer. Dealing with the themes of love, loss, fantasy, and heritage in a city where the mishmash of cultures can sometimes be alienating, Lilien is able to add a sparkle of auteur magic and wonder to the already commendable performances delivered by her actors in this series.

Director

Jadina Lilien

Press

Jadina Lilien lives and works in New York City. She studied photography and painting at the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston, receiving her BFA at New York University where she continued on to receive her MFA from New York University's film school. Since graduating in 2001 she has been creating photographs that reflect her background in painting ad storytelling.

Jadina's flims have been recognized for their excellence in cinematography, writing and directing while at NYU. All her short films have been included in festivals in the USA and in Europe where they continued to receive awards. She has had two retrospectives of her films in New York City - at the Anthology Film Archives in 2002 and the Pioneer Theater in 2005.

 

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