Asian Film Festival - Italia
 

Letters From The South

In this omnibus film, six directors from the region each reflect on the Chinese diaspora. Thai filmmaker Aditya Assarat describes a meeting in Thailand between Paula and her friends, who have Chinese roots, with her cousin Mumu, who was born in China; Royston Tan from Singapore tells of the special meaning that making the traditional Popiah dish has for a Chinese family; Midi Zhao from Myanmar follows the death of a grandfather surrounded by Chinese …

Love Conquers All

Ping has come from Penang in the north to Kuala Lumpur to work with her aunt. There she meets John, a young man who keeps trying to approach her. Ping feels increasingly attracted to John, and although she has a boyfriend in Penang she is drawn more and more into his world. Ping loses herself in her love and does all she can to keep John.

Year Without a Summer

In a remote Malaysian fishing village, two boyhood friends reunite and take a night fishing trip to an uninhabited island. Through their journey and a series of flashbacks, the mysteries of their lives are slowly illuminated in a film hypnotic, tranquil, chimerical and steeped in the deep rhythms of the sea.