Animation Category Finalist Showcase

Once Upon a Time in Tuen Mun

Tang Kan-kei (Hong Kong)

Col / 8’24” / In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles

Ten thousand years is such a long period of time that the origins of everything are lost, and then reappear in the form of a fable. A young man dreams about the world of ten thousand years later and writes it down as a story. This is his dream, and his creation. The characters he writes about echo his own life so much that one can no longer differentiate the writer and the metaphor.

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Finalist Showcase: 6/3 (Sun) | 4:30pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | DCP | 79' | HK$ 80/64* | With post-screening discussion

Artist Biography

Tang was born in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong and is studying animation at the Taipei National University of the Arts.