When Yau Xuan looked outside, she could still the hunched figure of her mother.
The proof of mum’s passion flourished in the warm sun, even if mother was no more.
When mum left, she left a bountiful garden but deprived the family of the glue that held them together. In her absence were awkward silence and tense conversations as two strangers tried to fill a piece of their missing puzzle.
Yau Xuan wanted to move out. Dad intended to sell the house. There was no reason left to stay.
One morning, a letter arrived in the mail addressed to mum. It held an unexpected offer.
It planted the seeds of change.
‘The Garden’ won the first prize at the 18th International Short Film Festival in Drama and was nominated for 34th Golden Harvest Awards Student works Excellence Award.