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It’s hard being left behind .. it’s hard being the one who stays!

I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side Paulo Coelho, Eleven minutes oh! … background This short film was part of the Beautiful 2014 project showcased at the Hong Kong Film Festival in March 2014. Awaiting is one of four short films. The other short films were The …

When it’s gone, you’ll know what a gift love was!

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation Kahlil Gibran oh! … brief The film follows the life of journalist Chow Mo-wan in the aftermath of an unconsummated affair with a woman called Su Li-zhen in the early 1960’s in Hong Kong (In The Mood for Love) and is depicted through four story arcs. Three of the …

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves….

Unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded Elle Newmark, The Book of Unholy Mischief oh! … brief It’s Hong Kong in 1962 and a journalist, Chow Mo-wan rents an apartment in a crowded building on the same day as a secretary for a shipping company, Su Li-Zhen. Each has a spouse but live …

The love of a half dead heart will keep you half alive!

Don’t cry after my death, I won’t know it. Love me when I am alive Luffina Lourduraj oh! … brief Takumi and his six-year-old son, Yuji are struggling with life following the death of Mio Aio, wife and mother to the two. Yuji suffers from an illness and anxiety which causes fainting spells and leaves him unable to organize himself and the structures around him. …

‘Hide and Seek’ can be a scary game

The justifications of men who kill should always be heard with skepticism, said the monster Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls  oh! … brief A strangely obsessive man, Zhang Jiawei, lives in a beautiful apartment with his wife, Pingzhi, and their daughter, Zhang Zimeng. He suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorders and mysophobia which makes his life very complicated. Estranged from his older brother at a very young …

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies …

Loss is like a wind, it either carries you to a new destination or it traps you in an ocean of stagnation. You must quickly learn how to navigate the sail, for stagnation is death Val Uchendu oh! … brief Joon-ki, a charming, friendly and exceptionally handsome PE teacher at an all girls high school is popular with the students, but, he gets pulled into …

The cover up always causes trouble!

It isn’t the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble – it’s the attempted cover-up! Tom Petri oh! … brief Kang Sung-jin, husband to a deaf and mute Song Jeong-sook, father to a crippled son, long-time friend to a local journalist, and a police officer with an upstanding reputation, struggles to get by on his minuscule wage while meeting the demands of his …