MARK AND THE MOON GENIE

IN DEVELOPMENT

FEATURE FILM
GENRE: Fairy tale, black comedy
STATUS: 2nd draft
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Paul Warner Dobson
PRODUCER: Alan Douglas
EDITOR: Aleksander Tranberg

Inspired by stories from the 1001 Tales of the Arabian Nights and placed in a surreal modern Western setting, Mark and the Moon Genie tells the story of a repressed only son of a wheelchair bound mother who imprisons him in a world of guilt and verbal abuse. One night a mysterious Moon Genie descends on a silk rope. He catches her and she declares that as long as he doesn't open her magic box, she will stay. Mark and the Moon Genie is expanded on a short film with the same name.