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Through Fairy Tales, A Father and Daughter Learn ‘The Consequence of Words’

Through Fairy Tales, A Father and Daughter Learn 'The Consequence of Words'

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The Consequence of Words

Logline: On a rare trip to visit her eccentric father, Enni, a quiet and introspective young girl, lets her imagination carry her away with every tale he tells.

Elevator Pitch: 
Enni’s father, Wolfgang, is an author holding onto a weighted past. Uncouth, and unable to relate to his much younger daughter, he engages Enni in storytelling. She seeks to understand why he tells such tall tales. In the stories the two find common ground but Enni realizes the stories reveal more than he might wish to share. The stories are never simply fantasy, but are much more personal.

Production Team:

Writer and Director – Sarah Moyer
Director of Photography – Javier Rodriguez (DP for “Love and Other Mental Illnesses,” a former Indiewire Project of the Week)
Production Designer – Julia Eckenrode 
Producers – Gunel Eva and William DeJessa
Cast: Enni – Adison Eisenberg / Wolfgang – Nils Riess

About the Film:
This film investigates what drives people to create. Why do we invent narratives and what purpose do they serve in our lives? For some, stories become a way of coping with the past, and crafting a new and more palatable narrative from the truth. This film is just that, a fictional account of a personal truth. But while the film is personal to the director, it aims for a universal language. An estranged father and his young daughter understand each other through story, just as a director and her audience might find a common understanding through film.

Current Status: Started production in October 2015 and will finish on Feb. 7th. We have fully funded our campaign but will continue to push even further.

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