Back to Films

Film Detail

Add to research

The Queen's Monastery

  • slideshow_large

Synopsis




Inspired by Leos Janacek's Sinfonietta, Emma Calder's short story animated film The Queen's Monastery, is about a woman whose lover, a former acrobat, has returned to her from war a changed man. Using a highly individual water colour technique the narrative explores themes of love, escapist fantasy, obsession, jealousy and guilt.

Details

Year
1999
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
6 mins 4 secs
Format
35mm
Director
Emma Calder
Producer
Colin Rose, Maggie Ellis
Director of Photography
Emma Calder
Film Stock
Kodak
Executive Screen Writer
Emma Calder
Director of Photography
Emma Calder

Production Company

Pearly Oyster Productions Ltd
204 Stockwell Road,
London SW9 9TB
UK
T +44(0)20 7265 8862
F +44(0)20 7702 8597

Sales
Company

as Production Company