It began as a small stain on her character, when she couldn’t keep up with her white lies.
For a timid school girl, the pressure of fitting in is heavy. Yuan wants to hang out with the in-crowd and paints a picture of her life with deception. Just small, white lies.
The world looks scary for Yuan if she braves it alone. She can’t take a chance on losing what she has — she doesn’t have much.
She plays the part of a bully and mocks the janitor’s son.
Her white lie becomes a dark, ugly stain.
‘Monster’ was selected for the SHORTSNONSTOP Film Festival, the Wolong Film Festival in Taiwan, the Landshut Short Film Festival and The AHOI International Student Short Film Festival in Germany.