Narrative Short Film, Drama, 2004
Production Design by MICHAEL WAGNER (Backroads Pictures)
Written & Directed by Steven Chang
Produced by Courtney T. Powell and Marty Lang
Cinematography by Sun Kyu Park
Editing and Sound Design by D.R. Ceballos
Original Score by Matt Mariano
Art Director: Cindy Rago
Set Designer: Tim Croshaw
Set Construction and Set Dressing: Danny Alonso
Costume Designer: Pam Hark
Short listed for the 2005 Academy Awards - Best Live Action Short. Multiple film festival 1st place awards.
Mudan is forced into modern-day sex slavery by the cold-hearted Madame Zhao, where she is soon befriended by the kind and empathetic Faye. While Mudan dreams of a better life with her mother in America, Faye's act of incredible sacrifice helps form an inseperable bond between the two girls trapped in a brutal, hopeless world.
Mandarin Chinese (w/ subtitles)