This girl was locked in a room with nothing but an old cassette player and a pair of headphones.
It was for her own good, as well as the safety of others.
She had been bitten by one of it, and it was only a matter of time before she transformed.
The music kept her calm, but things were starting to change. Especially the fear in her parent’s eyes.
The neighbour boy wasn’t easily scared off. He saw a potential playmate and reached out.
On a night that leaves their village ravaged, the two journey together to find refuge.
There was no safe space. But in their final moments, they weren’t alone.
Director: Tan Ce Ding
Writer: Andy Darrel Comes, Tan Ce Ding
Assistant Director: Kelly Wong
Executive Producers: Edward Lim, Tan Ce Ding
Editor: Tan Ce Dng
Cinematographer: Tan Teck Zee
Director of Photography: Martika Ramirez Escobar
Cast: Hawa Khadeejah (Hawa), Vincent Wong (Meng), Syed Abduk Razak (Hawa’s Dad), Nik Waheeda (Hawa’s mother), Alvin Kam (Meng’s Dad), Lim Hui Hong (Meng’s Uncle), Lily Chan (Meng’s Aunty)
Colourist: A Samad Hassan
Art Director: Jess Ooi
Key Hair & Make Up, Special Effect Makeup: Momoko Chang
Music Composer: Sylar Sun
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