Inspired by true events, a grieving couple is forced to examine their marriage when they journey from China to the United States for the funeral for their only child. Fata Morgana screened at ASFF in 2016 as part of the Drama category, and has won a wealth of accolades including: Student Film Award (Hamptons International Film Festival 2016), Excellence in Short Filmmaking (Asian American International Film Festival 2016), Best Actress Award (Film Lab Festival 2016, Italy) and Best International Short (Samyak International Short film and Documentary Festival 2016) amongst others.
Drama envelopes many scenarios and outcomes, some including moments that resonate with viewers and others that plunge the depths of new and heart-rending domains. Our selections call upon narratives that span cultures and decades, pushing the world around us to its limits.
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1. Amelie Wen. Trailer for Fata Morgana. Courtesy of Vimeo.