2008. 70 min. HD video.
"A beautifully shot, very detailed film that is filled with unreality and symbols." — Rotterdam International Film Festival
OH MY SOUL is a film about isolation, despair, and the miracle of empathy. Everyday and spiritual realities are explored through a dream-like progression of events including grocery shopping, oversleeping, working, hallucinating, nervous breakdown, death, rebirth and a lunar eclipse.
Abigail (Catiah Li) is a young woman in her twenties who has recently lost her parents and moved to Chicago to share an apartment with her estranged Aunt (Jane Hu), to whom she pays rent and rarely speaks. Abigail is troubled by sleeplessness and nocturnal visits from apparitions. When her Aunt suddenly dies, the distinction between reality and dream dissolves. The only person who understands her is Hector (Gonzalo Escobar), a young man from Colombia with a fatal illness who's lost all hope and just needs a place to stay...