by LAU Kek-huat

A story about ethnic Chinese Malaysians in the late 18th and early 19th centuries: as they traverse the lands in the South China Sea, they become like fireflies quivering upon the dark waters.


Running Time: 20 mins
Year of Completion: 2018
Director: LAU Kek-huat


LAU Kek-huat

LAU Kek-huat was born and brought up in Malaysia. He worked as a primary school teacher for four years in Singapore before pursuing a degree in film directing at National Taiwan University of Arts in 2006. He has won two Best Short Film Awards and one Best Director Award at Golden Harvest Awards. His first narrative feature script, A Very Long Wait of Boluomi Ripe, depicting his own family story, won the Excellent Screenplay Award in Taiwan.