Singapore, 2017, 12 min
An awkward, lonely boy is infatuated with his new neighbour, a young caregiver. In his own way, he reaches out to her…
Director: Michael Kam
Producer/Producers: Mabelyn Ow
DOP/ Cinematographer: Amandi Wong
Writer/Script: Michael Kam
Sound Design: Warren Santiago
Editor: Charliebebs Gohetia
Color Correction: Qhairul Samsuddin
Music arrangements: Michael Asmara
Boy – Julian Kam
Caregiver/Deity – Asmara Abigail
Old Man – Hock-Chuan Kam
Father – Sunny Pang
Born and raised in Singapore, Michael completed a post-graduate diploma in film production at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and he currently teaches at his alma mater. His short films have travelled to numerous international film festivals and have been honoured with accolades.
“Di” (Little Brother) was awarded the Best Director prize at the 19th Singapore International Film Festival. “Masala Mama” premiered at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival and won the ARTE-Short Film Award at the 26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival. “Detour” received the Best Fiction prize at the 45th Tampere Film Festival and Special Jury Prize at the 14th Puerto Rico International Short Film Festival.