• A young Chinese girl and her mother struggle to find a better life in Portugal, the "West Coast of Europe".

    14 mins | 1.37:1 | HD | 2018

    Cast:
    Monica Chen
    Jani Zhao
    Adriano Carvalho

    Awards:
    Caminhos Film Festival (Winner Best Breakthrough Performance - Monica Chen)
    Leiria Film Fest (Winner Best Portuguese Short Film)
    Sever do Vouga International Film Festival (Winner Best Portuguese Short Film)
    Kalajoki Film Fest (Winner Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress - Monica Chen)

    Official Selection:
    São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Festival Córtex (Official Competition)
    Lucca Film Festival & Europa Cinema (Official Competition)
    Festival Primavera do Cine en Vigo (Official Competition)
    Shortcutz Figueiró dos Vinhos (Official Competition)
    Shortcutz Ovar (Official Competition)
    Ischia Film Festival (Official Competition)
    One Shot International Short Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Indie Visions (Official Selection)
    Festival International du Court Métrage de Lille (Official Competition)
    Kraljevski Filmski Festival (Official Competition)
    Shorts Mexico (Official Competition)
    Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec (Official Competition)
    WOW International Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Seoul International Film Festival (Official Competition)
    Split Film Festival (Official Competition)
    Macau Sound & Image Challenge International Festival (Official Competition)
    Mostra do Cinema Português (Official Selection)
    Guam International Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Corti di Mare (Official Competition)
    Marmaris International Short Film Festival (Official Competition)
    Lost River Film Fest (Official Selection)
    Braunschweig International Film Festival (Official Selection)
    Cormorán Film Fest (Official Competition)

    Crew:
    Cinematographer: José António Loureiro | Sound: Tomé Palmeirim, Nuno Bento
    Assistant Director: Raul Correia | Costume Supervisor: Tânia Soeiro | Makeup Artist: Rita de Castro
    Colorist: Jennifer Mendes | Editor: Nuno Baltazar
    Production Manager: António Gonçalo | Producer: Nuno Baltazar

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