Ofelia's Life Dream, 2020
Live version - Live-streamed on Oct 30th, 2020
Video version - 15min45sec, 2020, Digital, Color

Ofelia finds herself at the crossroads of a difficult decision. She hallucinates fantastic dream worlds transforming into mysterious bioluminescent fungi, moths that drink tears of sleeping birds, and giant self-destructing palm trees. Ofelia’s Life Dream is an experimental film written and with music by Caroline Louise Miller, directed and adapted by Laine Rettmer, visual effects by Nuozhou Wang, starring Aliana de la Guardia, and in partnership with HC Media.

Selected Press
-Cordery, Gareth. DreamStreaming From Guerrilla. The Boston Intelligencer. 16 Nov 2020.

Ofelia // Aliana de la Guardia
Exploding Palm Tree // Brian Church

Laine Rettmer // Director and Adaptor
Caroline Louise Miller // Composer and Librettist
Guerilla Opera & HC Media // Producer
Aliana de la Guardia & Julia Noulin-Mérat // Executive Producer
Nuozhou Wang // Associate Director and Animator
Andrea Merkx with Laine Rettmer // Editor
Keithlyn Parkman // Production Coordinator
Keithlyn Parkman & Maxx Finn // Lighting Designer