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The Faeries of Blackheath Woods (2006)

Something peculiar happened that day. Curious Melissa was enchanted by some real Faeries. Ignoring her Mother she followed them down into Blackheath Woods... Melissa never came back.

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Katie Keogh ...
Melissa
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Mummy
Bernard Kelleghan ...
Daddy
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Something peculiar happened that day. Curious Melissa was enchanted by some real Faeries. Ignoring her Mother she followed them down into Blackheath Woods... Melissa never came back.

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Yes, these faeries are not typical of the stories.
16 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

This was a pretty good short, though I do not understand the rather high score as to me it needed a bit more in areas and it needed less in others. The story could use a bit more development, and at the end there is a scene that seems to be trying to be funny while it should have been trying to creep the viewer out further (basically the bumping into the lens). The film follows a young girl who is chasing a butterfly. As she runs away from the picnic her mom and dad are having she suddenly realizes that she sees a fairy. She is at the edge of the woods and a whole bunch come and turn her this way and that as she giggles. Then she goes further into the woods and soon things take a turn to the horrific. Like I said add a bit more before her running into the forest and perhaps set a few things up and take away that odd bit of comedy and you have a better short. The premise is interesting and the atmosphere is good in this film too. It did not creep me out however, as did a couple of other shorts I have watched recently did. Nothing unexpected happened as you knew pretty much how it was going to turn out. Still, overall it was well done and enjoyable.


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