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  • One Day in June

    Singapore | 10min | Mandarin, Hokkien | English | HD-PAL

    • International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2010
    • World Film Festival Bangkok, Thailand 2010
    • Singapore Short Cuts, National Museum of Singapore 2010
    • Asian Hot Shots Berlin, Germany 2010
    • Sintok Film Festival Tokyo, Japan 2012

    Synopsis

    A woman returns from abroad. In her state of jetlag, she finds herself falling between the gaps of the past and present.

    In long, poetic shots, sorrow and loneliness are tangible. With the film, Hui has created a small-scale drama that evokes questions but does not answer them.

    Throughout the presentation of the narrative, Hui is interested in images that are uneasy of themselves – images that seem to want to be other images. With a Heideggerian ontological concern in mind, Hui pushes each image to the horizon of being and non-being, and of truth and illusion.

    – 7th Singapore Short Cuts, National Museum of Singapore

    Directors Biography

    Daniel Hui is a filmmaker and writer. A graduate of the film program in California Institute of the Arts, his films have been screened at film festivals in Rotterdam, Hawaii, Manila, Seoul, Bangkok, and Vladivostok. His writings have been published in prominent cinema journals, including the Cinematheque Quarterly of the National Museum Singapore. He is the contributing editor to the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) online journal, Cinemas of Asia. He is also one of the founding members of 13 Little Pictures, an independent film collective whose films have garnered critical acclaim all around the world. He recently won the Pixel Bunker Award for International New Talent at the Doclisboa International Film Festival for his début feature film Eclipses.

    Technical Specifications

    Country of production: Singapore

    Production Companies: 13 Little Pictures

    Running length: 10 Minutes

    Year of production: 2010

    Language: English, Mandarin, Hokkien

    Subtitles: English

    Original Format: HD-PAL

    Screening Format: HDCAM

    Aspect Ratio: 16:9

    Sound: Stereo

    Cast

    Vel Ng

    Teoh Kim Eng

    Brendon Fernandez

    Crew

    Director/Writer/Producer: Daniel Hui

    Cinematographer/Editor: Looi Wan Ping

    Original Idea: Jonathan Crisman

    Sound Engineer: Nicholas Lee

    Sound Design: Takuya Katsu

    Assistant Director/Co-producer: Tan Bee Thiam

    Associate Producers: Lim Lung Chieh, Athalia Ho

    Grips: Vince Ong, Mike Lau

    Still Photographer/Publicity Design: Colin Teo

    PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION / SALES CONTACT

    13littlepictures@gmail.com

    Watch the Film: Vimeo

    Cast

    Vel Ng

    Teoh Kim Eng

    Brendon Fernandez

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