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Little Fantasies

An evocative drama that unravels the intricate threads of desire and guilt.
5/5

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Alissa Autschbach’s short drama delves into the complexities of sexuality and guilt, weaving a poignant tale centered around Fiona, portrayed by the compelling Kelsey Cooke. The narrative takes an unconventional turn as Fiona’s satisfaction becomes intertwined with a voyeuristic encounter involving her neighbor Niall, played by Niall Murphy, leading to a web of emotions when his wife, portrayed by Ann-Maria McCarthy, enters Fiona’s life as a client at her nail salon.

Autschbach’s masterful use of the color red as a symbol for both burning passion and danger adds a layer of depth and credibility to the film, elevating it beyond a mere exploration of desire. The character study of Fiona navigating guilt is portrayed with nuance, and Cooke’s performance is a standout, marked by subtlety and vulnerability.

Mara Vodinelić’s cinematography is a visual feast, framing the intimate moments with cinematic quality and contributing to the overall excellence of the film. This British gem is a moving and poignant exploration of sexuality and its emotional repercussions. Autschbach succeeds in delivering a fresh perspective on human desires, making this film a must-watch for those seeking an intimate, thought-provoking experience that lingers in the mind long after the credits roll.

Brief Synopsis

Fiona spurs on her neighbour Niall‘s fantasies by letting him watch her when she has sex with her lover. It‘s a distance-based affair – from her window to his. And that‘s exactly how Fiona wants to keep it. But when she runs into Niall‘s pregnant wife Siobhan, she develops a liking to her and starts to question how far she and Niall have let their voyeuristic games go.
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Director(s): Alissa Autschbach
Writer(s): Alissa Autschbach
Cast: Ann-Maria McCarthy, Kelsey Cooke, Niall Murphy, Ryan O’Doherty
Producer(s): Tamara Vogl
Director of Photography: Mara Vodinelić
Animation: Alissa Autschbach

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Runtime: 23 min

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Little Fantasies

An evocative drama that unravels the intricate threads of desire and guilt.
5/5

Review

Alissa Autschbach’s short drama delves into the complexities of sexuality and guilt, weaving a poignant tale centered around Fiona, portrayed by the compelling Kelsey Cooke. The narrative takes an unconventional turn as Fiona’s satisfaction becomes intertwined with a voyeuristic encounter involving her neighbor Niall, played by Niall Murphy, leading to a web of emotions when his wife, portrayed by Ann-Maria McCarthy, enters Fiona’s life as a client at her nail salon.

Autschbach’s masterful use of the color red as a symbol for both burning passion and danger adds a layer of depth and credibility to the film, elevating it beyond a mere exploration of desire. The character study of Fiona navigating guilt is portrayed with nuance, and Cooke’s performance is a standout, marked by subtlety and vulnerability.

Mara Vodinelić’s cinematography is a visual feast, framing the intimate moments with cinematic quality and contributing to the overall excellence of the film. This British gem is a moving and poignant exploration of sexuality and its emotional repercussions. Autschbach succeeds in delivering a fresh perspective on human desires, making this film a must-watch for those seeking an intimate, thought-provoking experience that lingers in the mind long after the credits roll.

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Brief Synopsis

Fiona spurs on her neighbour Niall‘s fantasies by letting him watch her when she has sex with her lover. It‘s a distance-based affair – from her window to his. And that‘s exactly how Fiona wants to keep it. But when she runs into Niall‘s pregnant wife Siobhan, she develops a liking to her and starts to question how far she and Niall have let their voyeuristic games go.
Little Fantasies Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Alissa Autschbach
Writer(s): Alissa Autschbach
Cast: Ann-Maria McCarthy, Kelsey Cooke, Niall Murphy, Ryan O’Doherty
Producer(s): Tamara Vogl
Director of Photography: Mara Vodinelić
Animation: Alissa Autschbach

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Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 23 min
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