Anthony Chen: Triple Bill

A look into three films directed by Anthony Chen, while he was a Directing Fiction student at the National Film and Television School.

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Distance - a still from the film, 3 of 6 (2009) by Anthony ChenNational Film and Television School

Anthon Chen had already directed three short films before he attended the NFTS as a Directing Fiction student. G-23, Ah Ma and Haze were all festival winners.  Here we share three films he made while at the NFTS.

Lee Kang-Yi walking towards the room in question in Hotel 66 (2010) by Oli Upton & Erika SummersonNational Film and Television School

Hotel 66 (2008)

A young illegal Chinese immigrant meets a male prostitute in a downtown Soho hotel and the pair strike up an unusual bond.

Distance - a still from the film, 2 of 6 (2009) by Anthony ChenNational Film and Television School

Distance (2009)

A couple walk through London.  A portrait of the last few moments of a relationship  seen only through wide shots.  This was Anthony Chen's penultimate film at the NFTS. 

Lighthouse - a still from the film, 4 of 4 (2010) by Anthony ChenNational Film and Television School

Lighthouse (2010)

Anthony Chen's NFTS graduation film.  A mother takes her three children on a road trip but finds that home cannot easily be left behind.

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