The Life Before

Diane Young
/ New Zealand
/ 2024
/ 7 mins
/ Cantonese
World Premiere

Following the death of her mother, Gertie, filmmaker Young found a suitcase that had been packed away for over 60 years containing the remnants of another life - her mother's life before she emigrated to New Zealand from Hong Kong in 1957.

** This short film will be screened before the feature film Vika!**
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Film Info

Director: Diane Young
Producer: Cathasaigh Lynne Ó Fiannachta, Diane Young
Country: New Zealand
Language: Cantonese
Year: 2024
Duration: 7 mins

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