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Grand Prix Collection

$16.50

Featuring some of the best filmmaking talents in Asia, the Grand Prix Collection showcases short films that have come up top at international film festivals.

  • Birthday (Dir: Bertrand Lee)
  • Boy Genius (Dir: Aditya Assarat)
  • Monkey Love (Dir: Royston Tan)

More on the films below.

Product Description

 1. Birthday

DIRECTOR Bertrand Lee
COUNTRY Singapore
YEAR 2004
GENRE Drama
DURATION 30 min
LANGUAGE Mandarin with English subtitles
FORMAT PAL DVD, Region 3
SYPNOSIS The marriage of a young couple, Feng and May, reach a breakpoint on their son’s birthday as they struggle with discontent and Feng’s joblessness. Just when all seems lost, they find a glimmer of hope in the act of giving to their son.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
Venice Film Festival
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Jameson Best Asian Short Film Award – Bangkok International Film Festival
Best Short Fiction Film Award – Filmfest Dresden
Special Mention – US ASEAN Film, Video and Photography Festival
Bronze Remi Award – WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
3rd Prize – Luna de Valencia de Bronce, Cinema Jove International Film Festival
Grand Prix – Tabor Film Festival
Busan Asian Short Film Festival

 

 2. Boy Genius

DIRECTOR Aditya Assarat
COUNTRY Thailand
YEAR 2005
GENRE Comedy
DURATION 12 min
LANGUAGE Thai with English subtitles
FORMAT PAL DVD, Region 3
SYPNOSIS A young filmmaker is making a film but his girlfriend keeps getting in the way. She doesn’t know anything about art. She is not a boy genius.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
Grand Prize – Asiana Short Film Festival
Thai Film Foundation Short Film Festival

 

 3. Monkey Love

DIRECTOR Royston Tan
COUNTRY Singapore
YEAR 2005
GENRE Experimental drama
DURATION 10 min
LANGUAGE Japanese with English subtitles
FORMAT PAL DVD, Region 3
SYPNOSIS A meditation of love and longing, this film is set in the beautiful landscape of Hokkaido in Japan. A young boy, whimsically dressed in a monkey suit, searches for lost love. Pensive, lyrical and spare, this film embodies the characteristics of a Japanese haiku.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
Grand Prix, Labo Competition – Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Grand Prix – Festival Signs of Night
Tous les Cinémas du Monde – Festival de Cannes
Punters Choice Award – Fitzroy Shorts
Melbourne International Film Festival
Milano Film Festival