Madame Perrault's Bluebeard

Madame Perrault's Bluebeard

Dir. A.J. Bond
35mm / 6:00 / 2010

A fantasy re-envisioning of the classic fairytale "Bluebeard" by Charles Perrault, in which Perrault's young wife reads herself into his dark allegory on marital mistrust.

c. Amy Belling

Official Selection - Highlights: 

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2011, France
“Coup de Coeur” screening at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2011, France
Vancouver International Film Festival 2010, Canada
Experience Music Project + Science Fiction Museum 2012, Seattle, Washington, USA


Festival History: 

Tabor Film Festival, Zabok, Croatia
Nickel Independent Film Festival 2012, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Film Fest Petaluma 2012, Petaluma, California, USA
NexT International Film Festival 2012, Bucharest, Romania
Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival 2012, Seattle, Washington, USA
ReelOut Queer Film & Video Festival 2012, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival 2011, Brugge, Belgium
9th In the Palace International Short Film Festival 2011, Balchik, Bulgaria
Recontres des Cinemas du Monde 2011, Grigny, France
FilmCaravan International Travelling Shorts Festival 2011, Italy
Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2011, Burmingham, Alabama, USA
Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival, Seattle, Washington, USA
Lady Filmmakers Film Festival 2011, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Black Bear Film Festival 2011, Milford, Pennsylvania, USA
Cucalorus Film Festival 2011, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival 2010, Canada
Atlantic Film Festival 2010, Halifax, Canada
Edmonton International Film Festival 2010, Canada
Victoria Film Festival 2011, Canada
Vancouver Women in Film Festival 2011, Canada
Reel Shorts Film Festival 2011, Grand Prairie, Canada
Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival 2011, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
A World of Shorts, CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival’s monthly screening series at the National Film Board, Toronto, Canada

Awards

2011 Leo Awards:
Winner for Best Cinematography, Sound Editing and Overall Sound
Nominations for Best Short Film and Best Musical Score