Directed by Helen O'Hanlon
SHORT NARRATIVE 28 Minutes New York Premiere
In 20th-century Paris, a young girl's life is changed by the arrival of a mysterious man, who she discovers is a wirewalker, in this adaptation of the much-loved, Caldecott Medal-winning book.

Screening with Shorts: Magic Act
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
About the Director(s)
Hailed as an exciting future voice in cinema at the New York Film Festival for her debut film, How to be a Villain, Helen O’Hanlon is an award-winning writer and director who specializes in magical realism. She is currently developing a feature version of Mirette.

Film Info
Cast & Credits
  • Cinematographer:
    Mark Stubbs
  • Director:
    Helen O'Hanlon
  • Editor:
    Iain Whitewright
  • Cast:
    Tom Conti, Miriam Margolyes, Dixie Egerickx, Jean-Marc Desmond, Bebe Cave
  • Screenwriter:
    Helen O'Hanlon
  • Executive Producer:
    Michael Stanish
  • Producer:
    Michael Stanish, Helen O'Hanlon
  • Composer:
    Art Lewy