Looking For Something Different! Finding Ophelia Is A Must See!

 


''Not only one of the most visually stunning films of 2021, but also one of the most original. Allegorical and experimental, evocative and ingenious"

FILMOTOMY

Stephen Rutterford's new supernatural thriller FINDING OPHELIA will screen theatrically in Los Angeles June 19-24 and release digitally in North America June 23

 "FINDING OPHELIA"

Theatrical Season Begins June 19

ARENA CINELOUNGE, HOLLYWOOD

Experience a quixotic new nightmare when writer/director Stephen Rutterford’s horror-mystery Finding Ophelia premieres on digital this June.

 New York Advertising Executive William Edgar (Jimmy Levar) is mesmerized by a series of hypnotic dreams that blur the lines between fantasy and reality.

His life is thrown into disarray when forced to choose between his career, his relationships and his romantic obsession with a mysterious woman.(Christina Chu)

Doing whatever it takes to find her, leads down a bizarre, dark path of signs and wonders, William soon discovers that finding the girl of your dreams can be a nightmare.

The 411:

This is a movie I might have shut off quickly if not a review. In front of a stellar soundtrack Finding Ophelia is a different kind of wonderful. It didn't feel like a horror movie but by the end it totally is!  The imagery was an acid trip as our main character walks through the city, in a constant apparent daze or drug induced haze. 

William seems disconnected from everything except a trippy vision that he keeps dreaming about. Is it a dream? A Memory? ,Someone trying to connect with him on another level? We don't know but there was a moment when I thought perhaps he was a murdered who was remembering something he had blocked. NOPE! That wasn't it but the ending was even better than I had thought. 

Accolades:

Cannes World International Film Festival. Best Mystery Feature Film. March 2021

London Independent Film Awards, Winner Best Feature Film, March 2021

Los Angeles Film Awards, Winner best Mystery Film, March 2021

New York International Film Awards, Winner March 2021

ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival, Official selection 2021

Toronto Independent Film Festival of Cift. Winner best 1st time filmmaker

Hong Kong National Film Festival. Official selection 2021

New York City International film festival :Nomination for Best Director, Best lead Actress, Best

Cinematography.

Venice Film Awards, Best original screenplay,original story, Actor,Cinematography, original

score, make up,

Rome independent Film Awards PRISMA, Semi- Finalist

New Filmmakers New York, Finalist

Montreal Independent Film festival, Official selection

European Cinematography Awards, Winner, Best Drama

Canadian Cinematography Awards, Winner Best Director, Best Editing, Best Drama.

L’age D’or International Arthouse Film Festival _Winner February 2021

New York Cinematography Awards- Winner, Best Director

LA independent film Awards- Finalist.

International independent film festival Hollywood - Winner Best Horror/ Sci-fi.

Winner Best Feature Film, The Scene Festival USA

Winner Best Actor, The Scene Festival USA

Winner Best Director, The Scene Festival USA

L.A. Sci-Fi & Horror Festival:Official selection.

London International Monthly Film Festival: Best VFX

)||( - ISAFF winner best Experimental film

RED MOVIE AWARDS - Finalist Best Feature.

Independent Film Awards, London Nomination Best Thriller


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