British Fashion Designer Christian Blanken approached award winning writer In-Sook Chappell and Director Sav Akyüz to create a beautiful and moving short film to feature alongside the launch of his new Spring Summer 2010 collection. Starring Karen Ferrari and Elizabeth Tan.
The film is about Manon, a woman defined by her beauty and elegance, she is a construct, the image of the "perfect" woman, but inside is a different story. We first see her creating herself in front of a mirror. She is haunted by memories of Anna, a young girl she spent time with, 3 years ago in Hong Kong. Manon was pygmalion to Anna, taught her how to drink coffee, smoke cigarettes, taught her her twisted tastes and addictions. Manon was bored and Anna was her plaything, she abandoned Anna when she left Hong Kong. Anna has tracked Manon down and the two meet. RESTLESS is about obsession and mindgames, about always wanting to be somewhere else, someone else. It's about moving fast when you're out of time.