Kortrijk-based artist, filmmaker and screenwriter Frank Messely makes his second short film based on the romantic universe of American writer Edgar Allan Poe with The Oval Portrait. Poe’s poems and stories always have a recurring theme: the death of a beautiful young woman. ULALUME is a visual trip based on Poe’s poem of the same name. THE OVAL PORTRAIT a film adaptation of Poe’s shortest story, with a reference to LIGEIA, one of his other stories.
In the presence of director, cast & crew.