A LAND IMAGINED

A LAND IMAGINED

Wang, a Chinese worker living in the industrial area of Singapore, suffers an accident at work and is worried about repatriation. Unable to sleep, he begins to frequent a cybercafé in the middle of the night. Hoping to find some form of human contact in a foreign place that makes him feel alienated, a virtual friendship begins that ends up being much more sinister than expected. When Wang suddenly disappears, policeman Lok is called to investigate the story by discovering an unexpected truth.

Golden Leopard and Junior Jury Award in Locarno | Achievement in Cinematography and Young Cinema Award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards | Best Director of Photography in Valladolid
Catalan premiere
Eligible for: Premi del públic

Yeo Siew Hua

Yeo Siew Hua

He studied philosophy at the National University of Singapore. He wrote and directed the experimental film In the House of Straw (2009). A Land Imagined won the Grand Prix at the Autumn Meeting 2016 in Da Nang and was a recipient of the Hubert Bals Fund as well as the CNC – Aide aux cinémas du monde. Golden Leopard at Locarno Film Festival.

FILMOGRAPHY

A Land Imagined (2018), The Minoutaur (curt, 2016), Wormhole (curt, 2012), In the House of Straw (2009)

ALICE T.

Radu Muntean

One of the most outstanding directors of the new wave of Romanian cinema films here an intense moral drama that explores the affective shock between a mother and her adopted daughter.

ASAKO I & II

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

The winner of the public prize at D'A 2016 released his latest film at the official section of Cannes with this story of youthful love that is becoming increasingly obscure and disturbing.

LOS CAMPOS MAGNÉTICOS

Lluís de Sola

A mysterious and elusive film, a pure staging exercise that slowly transforms into a disturbing story of suspense.