Photographing परियों is a 1997 ethereal कल्पना film directed द्वारा Nick Willing and is based on the novel द्वारा Steve Szilagyi. It was influenced द्वारा the infamous Cottingley परियों hoax. (The परियों appear in a series of five photographs taken द्वारा Elsie Wright (1901–88) and Frances Griffiths (1907–86) in 1917)
Photographer Charles गढ़, महल (Toby Stephens) is beside himself with grief following the death of his new bride on their honeymoon.
He goes to war, working as a photographer in the trenches, photographing corpses. Following the war Charles earns his living making trick चित्रो of dead soldiers for bereaved parents, when he is shown some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His खोजिए for the truth leads him to a village in Burkinwell, where he becomes enamoured with two British girls' assertion that they cavorted with fairies.
A visually stunning and surreal movie with spectacular cinematography and an excellent cast, it explores multiple folklore themes including; paganism, possession, hallucinogens and parapsychology.
The final scene is hauntingly dark, yet beautiful and highly memorable, enhanced द्वारा the magical संगीत of Simon Boswell.
This is the sort of movie that can easily become a firm favourite after a single viewing. Not just for प्रेमी of परियों and folklore, it is a very entertaining dreamy कल्पना film.