A Desperate Man Driven By Loneliness is Viddsee Shortee October 2018

 

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Desperation and loneliness can drive a man to dark decisions. A large tree in the village is important to Yati’s father: it’s where he first met his beloved late wife.

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Once a shelter of happy memories, the tree is now a fitting place for his frequent suicide ideation.

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While Yati was away, Samad made it his daily duty to prevent her father’s suicide. Throughout his dutiful vigilance, Yati never even returned his calls.

Still, Samad persisted — until the day arrived where he couldn’t keep up the effort.

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Upon her father’s suicide, a grieving Yati finally returns to their village. By the tree where her parents met, she falls into Samad’s embrace. If she needs a saviour, Samad is willing. And his schedule is open, like his arms. Waiting to be filled by Yati.

Watch ‘Hajat’ by Ng Ken Kin (Malaysia) on Viddsee!:

Director, Writer & Producer: Ng Ken Kin
Cast: Azman Hassan, Sufian Mohamed, Farah Alya As’ari
Producer: Foo Fei Ling
Cinematographer: Tan Teck Zee
Production Designer: Crystal Woo
Art Director: Shanz Lim
Prop Master: Liew Park Loong
Assistant Director: Yeong Chin Chin
Production Manager: Pugalenthan Supramaniam
Continuity Supervisor: Thian Siew Kim
Make Up Artist: Cindy Hor, KK Poon
Editor: Chin Yew, Ng Ken Kin
Key Grip: Hashim B Othman
Still Photographer: Felina Hung

Colorist: A Samad Hassan
CG Artist: Desmond Hew
Audio Post: Digital Orange
Original Film Score: Francis Khor

‘Hajat’ was the most-watched, most-loved short film last month, and it’s our October Viddsee Shortee!

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Watch last month’s shortee, Lak Boh Ki, about a baby’s heart-pounding toy pursuit!

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