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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

DELILAH, BEFORE

Directed by Melanie Schiele
SHORT NARRATIVE 10 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE DELILAH, BEFORE

This drama explores the fragility and complexity of family bonds. Delilah, a young Singaporean woman recovering from a rebellious past and teenage pregnancy, struggles to confront her embittered mother, Corrine, over reassuming custody of her two-year-old daughter. The hardships of the parental transition are poignantly explored as the women share a profound love for the child amidst the tenuous relationship that exists between them.

Drama
About the Director(s)
Melanie Schiele will be among the first-ever graduating class of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Asia in Singapore, where she is to receive her MFA in film production. Delilah, Before is her directorial debut.
Special Note

Winner of the Tribeca Film Festival Virtual Best Short Film




Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2009
  • Length:
    10 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Serene Chen, Melodie Lee, Ella Tan
  • Director:
    Melanie Schiele
  • Screenwriter:
    Melanie Schiele
  • Producer:
    Uta Arning, Melanie Schiele
  • Director of Photography:
    Weijie Lai
  • Assistant Camera:
    Gu Qiao
  • Gaffer:
    Frank Rinaldi
  • Sound:
    Johanna Vattula, Stephanie Bousley, Nathanael Carton

Contacts
  • Director
    Melanie Schiele
    Filmmaker, 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Virtual Best Short Winner
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    Phone: 718 3398003
    mas358@nyu.edu
  • Director
    Melanie Schiele
    Filmmaker, 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Virtual Best Short Winner
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    Phone: 718 3398003
    mas358@nyu.edu

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