Across the Waters
Fiction in development, 15 mins, Director
In the dark night of a deserted Chinese mining town, Xiao Lan, a teenagewife, meets an illegal truck driver in the local restaurant. Her attention isimmediately caught by the stolen walkman in the driver’s hand. An unfamiliar but exciting kind of music gives her a glimpse of the outsideworld that she has no idea of. This encounter triggers Xiao Lan’s urge toescape a place that is not just trapped by the long stretch of mountains. Will she take the chance in front of her?
Supported and presented at:
Brussel International Short Film Festival, co-production forum, 2022
European Short Pitch, Best Project Award, 2022
Interfilm Berlin, Script Pitch, 2020
Full deck and treatment available upon request.