Nadira Ilana is a Malaysian filmmaker, writer from North Borneo.
Short Animation / Spoken Word
6 min 32 sec
Part of the HerStory film project, Creatures tells the story of a young woman who yearns for her lover through a journey of prose and metaphor, and explores how the Greek notions of love still apply today.
Directed by Bernice Chauly Written by Nadira Ilana Music by Flica Visuals by Fairuz Sulaiman Funded by Friedrich Naumann Stiftung
A family is separated by time, place, life and death. Jessel speaks to his dead mother in a dream while Alain, a derelict relives the night he watched Syria die. Dream Cradle is a dark surrealist drama about family, forgiveness and embracing the demons of our past.
Starring: Lauren Orrel, Mirko Grillini, Robin Anthony Darch, Christian McCarthy, Chris Turner
Producer: Pasquale Heredia & Nadira Ilana Director and Scriptwriter: Nadira Ilana Cinematographer: Rich Wang Editor: Amir Rashid Othman Music: Flica