Last Shadow at First Light
Ami (16) haunted by recurring apparitions, embarks on a journey from Singapore to Japan in search for her missing mother. Amidst the transforming landscapes, Ami’s dreams and lost mother unveil their true form.
Title: Last Shadow at First Light
Directed by: Nicole Midori Woodford
Premiere & awards: San Sebastian Film Festival 2023, New Directors
Produced by: Potocol, Singapore
In co-production with: Fourier Films (Japan), Studio Virc (Slovenia), Fire and Ice (Philippines), Kawan Kawan Media (Indonesia)
Countries: Singapore, Japan, Slovenia, Philippines, Indonesia
16-year-old Ami, haunted by recurring apparitions, embarks on a coming of age journey from Singapore to Japan in search for her missing mother. On arrival in Tokyo, a cynical taxi-driving uncle whom she meets for the first time becomes her custodian and reluctant guide to the family hometown and its past. The road, paved with hauntings, traces her mother's footsteps from years ago. Amidst the transforming landscapes and an emerging bond with her uncle, Ami consequently unveils the meaning of her strange dreams.
Title: You Are There
TFL Awards: TFL Co-Production Award (€ 50,000) thanks to the support of Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union
TFL Co-Production Award (€ 50,000) thanks to the support of Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union
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