WHEN DESCRIBING “CECILIA,” LUSH IS A WORD THAT WAS USED MANY TIMES BY OUR JUDGES AND AUDIENCE ALIKE.
EVERY DETAIL OF THIS SHORT FILM IS RICH WITH FLAVOR, FROM THE FONT CHOICE IN THE OPENING TITLES TO THE PITCH PERFECT SOUNDTRACK, THE COSTUMES AND SETS, AND THE PERFORMANCES.
TABISH PAYS LOVING HOMAGE TO 60S AND 70S PSYCHEDELIC GOTHIC HORROR BUT UPDATES IT WITH A MODERN SENSIBILITY.
-PORTLAND HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
Set in a medieval village, Cecilia follows the story of a young woman accused of witchcraft by the paranoid and superstitious villagers. Insisting that she confess her sins, the village Priest becomes Cecilia’s confidant as she reveals herself as simply a liberated and defiant woman.