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5th(2003)



While You Sleep

Eva Tang

  • Singapore
  • 2002
  • 11min
  • Beta
  • black and white

When Ayako’s family moves in with her grandmother, they find out that Ayako’s mother is seriously ill. Soon, she undergoes brain surgery and the family is worried that she may not survive. While her mother is sleeping, Ayako realizes the reality that surrounds her. Carefully directed with emotions shaped and controlled, the film lets you reflect on the significance of a family. (Kim Hea-seung)

Director

  • Eva TangEva Tang

    Former journalist Eva Tang was born in Singapore and studied film in London from 1999 to 2002 with a bursary from Singapore Film Commission. Her first short film While You Sleep(2002) premiered at the 59th Venice Film Festival.

Credit

  • ProducerEva Tang
  • Cast Haruna Kawanishi, Setsuko Nishi, Ichiro Nakayama
  • Screenwriter Fumie Nishikawa. Eva Tang
  • Cinematography Fumie Nishikawa
  • Editor Eva Tang, Suriya Pieris
  • Sound Matthias Kispert, Li Chuan Chong