Title:  Requiem for Romance
Category:  Short Film
Length:  8 Minutes
Filmmaker(s):  Jonathan Ng
Year:  2012
Country:  Canada


Showing:
Varsity 3 - Thu 12:40 pm (4/3)
Varsity 3 - Sun 9:40 pm (4/6)
Varsity 3 - Mon 12:40 pm (4/7)

A modern-day couple’s secret love affair comes to a bittersweet end during an evening phone call. Cell phone static creates distance between them as they anguish over the details of their relationship. But the visuals of the film reveal something entirely different: the animated reimagining of themselves as martial arts warriors in feudal China, where family influence, cultural pressures, and their desire for adventure make a different kind of sense. In this dream-like short film, love goes to war over art.
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