CELIA (Ann Turner, 1988)

In her twenties, Adelaide-born Ann Turner took the top prize at the Créteil International Women’s Film Festival for her absorbing, intermittently terrifying debut feature from Australia, Celia. Celia (Rebecca Smart, convincing), when the film begins, is eight; she discovers her cherished grandmother dead in bed one morning, and this sparks nightmares of some enormous monster—all […]