Delilah, Before

Shorts in Competition: Student

New York Premiere

Singapore | 10 MINUTES | English |

DELILAH, BEFORE

Drama

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.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Melanie Schiele and Melanie Schiele

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.
Gaffer
Frank Rinaldi
Director of Photography
Weijie Lai
Assistant Camera
Gu Qiao
Primary Cast
Serene Chen, Melodie Lee, Ella Tan
Producer
Uta Arning, Melanie Schiele
Director
Melanie Schiele
Screenwriter
Melanie Schiele
Sound
Johanna Vattula, Stephanie Bousley, Nathanael Carton