Falling Angels, a lesbian short film by Maria Winther Olsen
Falling Angels is a romantic drama directed by Maria Winther Olsen and produced by Josefine Pil. It tells the story of Julia, a young Christian girl living in the Faroe Islands with her pious parents. As the priest’s daughter, she is obviously protected by a family cocoon that isolates her a bit from people of her age. So when the beautiful Barbara moves into town, Julia secretly unveils a new facet of life by genuinely exploring her feelings and deeply falling into sapphism. Now engaged in a forbidden love, Julia tries to navigate between a sincere desire to please everyone around her, do everything the right way and not to offend the heart of Barbara. The protagonists are portrayed by Maria Winther Olsen and Elin Mørkøre Dalberg.