Monika wrote, directed and edited the short film 'Wink', starring Caitlin Brandes and Michael Chandler.

The film recently premiered at the 20th Dances With Films Festival in Hollywood and won the AUDIENCE AWARD! 

Please check back for future screenings here or follow Wink on Facebook.

To read some reviews about the film, click here

 

CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO WATCH THE WINK TRAILER

 

LOGLINE: 

'Wink' tells the story of a lonely and slightly repressed housewife who discovers an unusual way to spice up her afternoon.

Cast:  

Caitlin Brandes,  Michael Chandler

Directed by:

Monika Petrillo

PRODUCED BY:  

James Baumgartner

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: 

Stephan Dalyai

PRODUCTION DESIGN BY:

Mike Horn

COSTUME DESIGN BY:

Kelly Jones

MUSIC BY:

Kupfer! featuring Ute Korell

SYNOPSIS: 

Melanie's life as a suburban housewife seems perfect.  But on the inside of her fishbowl existence she yearns to reconnect with her workaholic husband and break out of her routine.  Almost succeeding at hiding her disappointment over a forgotten anniversary, she buries herself in her daily tasks.  But when a chance swims along to make an impulsive choice and find the companionship she’s been missing, Melanie surprises herself and takes the plunge.

FOR THE COMPLETE PRESS KIT, PLEASE CLICK HERE 


Exciting News: 

While creating the awesome new arrangement of the song 'Feeling Good' for the Wink sound track, the German band Kupfer! fell in love with the film and asked to use clips of it in their brand new music video, entitled 'Normalsein ist Wahnsinn' ('Being Normal is Insane').  

NOTE: Spoiler Alert! 

 

To watch the music video by KUPFER! click on image.

More info about the band at www.kupfer.jetzt  

To purchase the song, click here

 

                                Contact:                                        monika.petrillo@icloud.com                                 (626) 644-6957