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80-year-old musician Takashi is determined to give his friend, Yuji, a proper funeral. When he finds that Yuji had been cremated without his knowledge, Takashi must go through other means of saying goodbye.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Studied at Emerson College (Film Production) and AFI (Directing), Hao Zheng is a recent Student Academy Award winning director transitioned from being a professional actor in popular Chinese films and TV shows. With short films getting international recognition including Show Me Shorts New Zealand (Best International Film Award), AT&T Film Award, Nowness Awards, Short Shorts Tokyo, Aspen Short Fest among more than 80 film festivals, he is developing a range of multi-cultural projects in both China and the US. Recently, he was selected as a 2020 HBOAccess Directing Program Finalist, 2019 Viacom ViewFinder Program Finalist, and a 2019 First International Film Festival Directing Lab Fellow. more...