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Amelia and the Angel (1958)

| Short | 1958 (UK)
A young girl (Amelia) is distressed and feeling guilty about losing the wings she was to wear in her school play. Then she notices an angel and follows the angel into a dark building. ... See full summary »

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Ken Russell

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Ken Russell, Anthony G. Evans (as Tony Evans) | 3 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Mercedes Quadros Mercedes Quadros ... Amelia
Míka van Bloemen Míka van Bloemen ... Mike Sniver (as Mika Van Bloemen)
Helen Ulman Helen Ulman ... The Artist's Model
E. Collins E. Collins ... The Stallholder
Elisha Manasseh Elisha Manasseh ... The Artist
Helen May Helen May ... The Dancing Teacher
Nicholas O'Brien Nicholas O'Brien ... The Brother (as Nicolas O'Brien)
Evangaline Averre Evangaline Averre
W. Jones W. Jones
Chlöe Forbes Chlöe Forbes
Don Robinson Don Robinson ... (as Den Robinson)
Rock Averse Rock Averse ... The Wonder Dog (as Rock Averse)
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A young girl (Amelia) is distressed and feeling guilty about losing the wings she was to wear in her school play. Then she notices an angel and follows the angel into a dark building. Upstairs in the attic, bathed in heavenly light, is an artist's model - the ANGEL. The painter ascends a ladder until he is out of shot - supposedly to heaven-and reappears to restore Amelia's joy with a pair of wings. Written by ARCHIE MOORE <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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Amelia i aniol See more »

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Total genius.
29 October 2017 | by ouzman-1See all my reviews

Any budding or aspiring director would have loved to have made this.

This is better than charming, so much more than naive - this is film making. It is genuinely moving and contains artistic imagery that would be hailed as genius, if made by an Italian.

Thank you Ken for producing this delight!

The joy on the girl's face at the end is epic and not a word from her lips!


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