30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Transfiguration USA 2015 | 97 min | OV | Colour | FF 2016

Michael O'Shea

Michael O’Shea studied film at Purchase College in New York, drove a taxi and repaired computers before making his short film Milo in 2014. The Transfiguration is his debut feature and was shown at Cannes in the series Un Certain Regard.

rated for 0 + years
Since his mother's death, 14-year old Milo has lived alone with his brother in Queens. He's teased at school and mobbed by the kids in his block. Milo doesn't have any friends, but cultivates an obsession with anything to do with vampires. He watches films and is working on a handbook for budding bloodsuckers. For Milo himself, theory has long since become practice. He is currently in the process of transfiguration to vampire and painstakingly records each of his vampiric deeds. Milo then starts going out with Sophie, a girl his age. She too is an orphan, lonely and fascinated by vampire stories -- but only of the romantic, Twilight kind. When she discovers Milo's secret, their young relationship is put to the test. The Transfiguration is a fresh,  different take on the popular vampire fantasy.  
Original title: The Transfiguration
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Michael O'Shea
Screenplay: Michael O'Shea
Cast: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine, Aaron Clifton Moten, Carter Redwood, Danny Flaherty
Producer: Susan Leber p.g.a
Director of Photography: Sung Rae Cho
Music: Margaret Chardiet
Production Design: Dania Pantic
Editor: Kathryn J. Schubert
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Production: Susie Q Production
Contact: David Bartholomew, Protagonist


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