The Story of the Red Rose


25m 2001

Brief Synopsis

The story of the origin of the first red rose. Sirah is a half-bird creature who is captured by a hunter, with whom she falls in love. Challenged by the princess he loves to find her a red rose, the hunter is heartbroken knowing that the request is impossible to fulfill. Wanting to please him, Sirah

Film Details

Also Known As
Latino Filmmaker Showcase (09/25/01), Story of the Red Rose
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
25m

Synopsis

The story of the origin of the first red rose. Sirah is a half-bird creature who is captured by a hunter, with whom she falls in love. Challenged by the princess he loves to find her a red rose, the hunter is heartbroken knowing that the request is impossible to fulfill. Wanting to please him, Sirah goes on a long journey in search of a red rose. In her quest, Sirah learns she must take a white rose and pierce it through her heart in order to make it red. She does so and dies for it. The hunter finds the red rose with Sirah lying dead nearby. He buries the creature and gives the rose to his princess, who in the end rebukes him. Forlorn, the hunter returns to his home to find that a red rosebush has grown out of Sirah's grave. Inspired by the fairy tales of Oscar Wilde.

Film Details

Also Known As
Latino Filmmaker Showcase (09/25/01), Story of the Red Rose
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
25m

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