Photographing Fairies
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Featuring neat special effects, this romantic fantasy is loosely based on the story of the Cottingley Fairies, a tale of two cousins who, in 1917, swore that they had photographed the magical wee folk dancing in their garden. The story the girls told captured the war-weary imagination of Britishers everywhere. That the girls later admitted it was all a hoax, didn't matter much to "true believers" of fairy and magic books. This tale, like the original story, is set in the British countryside but centers on a jaded WW I photographer who makes a living in 1918 London debunking phony… More

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"A quiet, stately little film, with a handful of brilliant sequences, an intriguing premise and solid performances all down the line."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"An interesting, if overdrawn, exploration of turn of the century spiritualism."
‑ Brian Mckay,
"Those who consider themselves to be seekers of the truth, unafraid of trying new methods to reach the truth, should find this film intriguing."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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