A Strange Child And A Doomed Friendship Is Viddsee Shortee Feb 2019

 

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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.

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She had been bitten by one of it, and it was only a matter of time before she transformed.

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The music kept her calm, but things were starting to change. Especially the fear in her parent’s eyes.

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The neighbour boy wasn’t easily scared off. He saw a potential playmate and reached out.

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On a night that leaves their village ravaged, the two journey together to find refuge.

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There was no safe space. But in their final moments, they weren’t alone.

Watch ‘Hawa’ by Tan Ce Ding (Malaysia) on Viddsee:

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

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

For filmmakers: Submit your film here to stand a chance at being the next Viddsee Shortee!

Watch last month’s shortee, ‘Tonio, You Son Of A Cat!’ about a boy’s poignant search for his missing cat.

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