Oscar Wilde's 'The Nightingale and the Rose'

Australia | 2015 | 14 minutes | Del Kathryn Barton, Brendan Fletcher

A Nightingale embarks on a perilous quest to find a single red rose for her beloved. But such a gift comes at a chilling price.

Director Biography

Del Kathryn Barton is widely regarded as one of Australia's leading artists. She has won the prestigious Archibald Prize twice and her work exists in the collections of every major art gallery in Australia, and in private collections throughout the world.
Brendan Fletcher is one of Australia's most versatile and dynamic filmmakers. Following many years of award-winning documentaries, his debut feature film Mad Bastards was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

  • Director: Del Kathryn Barton, Brendan Fletcher
  • Principal Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Geoffrey Rush, Benedict Samuel, David Wenham, Sophie Lowe
  • Country: Australia
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 14 minutes
  • Producer: Angie Fielder, Brendan Fletcher
  • Screenplay: Del Kathryn Barton, Brendan Fletcher
  • Cinematographers: Ben Shirley
  • Editors: Mark Bennett
  • Music: Sarah Blasko
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English