SHORTS - DRAMA 1

SHOWTIMES:
FRIDAY, 7/15/2016 2:00PM

FLIP FLOPS

Language/subtitles: Cantonese / English & Chinese subtitles
Year: 2015
Running Time:16min 8 sec
Director: Haolu Wang
Country: Hong Kong
Genre: Drama
Premiere Status: Southwest

Ana and Thomas are having a fight during an afternoon outing. Hurt by Thomas, the proud Ana has trouble forgiving the passive boyfriend despite his awkward efforts, until she wakes up after a nap on the beach and finds Thomas disappeared. Has he left her? Now Ana panics.

THE LETTER

Language/subtitles: Chinese/English
Year: 2015
Running Time: 19:00
Director: Howard Yao
Country: USA
Genre: Drama
Premiere Status: US Premier

Michael is abandoned by his father when he was young.  Although he struggles with poverty, he doesn’t give up looking for his father.  Finally, Michael is cheered up by “father’s letters” which were written by Mr. Wang.

SOMEONE ELSE

Language/subtitles: Mandarin Chinese/English
Year: 2016
Running Time: 15:14
Director: Laurent King
Country: China
Genre: Drama
Premiere Status: World Premier

A car valet pretends to be a golden boy to charm a beautiful socialite. They wander through Shanghai at night, their budding attraction threatened by his lies… and her secret. 

UNDER A DIFFERENT SKY. YOUR SKY, MY SKY.

Language/subtitles: Japanese/English
Year: 2015
Running Time: 39:00
Director: Masahiko Nagasawa
Country: Japan
Genre: Drama

Dreaming of becoming a scriptwriter, Ena began working at a café in a business district in Hong Kong where those in the business gather.  Lily transferred to a high school in the Japanese countryside.  Then Lily went to Hong Kong during the summer vacation to study Cantonese, Ena was the language teacher.  This is a story depicting the psychology of two people in a far away land who have different ages, dreams and lifestyles.