DIRECTOR'S NAME: POPPY DE VILLENEUVE / DURATION: 3'56" / COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK / MUSIC : MPM LONDON / CAST: LIU WEN & EDOARDO BALLERINI / DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: POPPY DE VILLENEUVE / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: POPPY DE VILLENEUVE AND JOANEE BLADES / STYLIST: JOANNE BLADES / HAIR: BRENT LAWLER / MAKE-UP: OSVALDO SALVATIERRA.
SHORT FILM SYNOPSIS:
This is a film about a Chinese woman navigating New York City for the first time and her chance encounter on the subway. She imagines spending the day with a stranger across from her. Her thoughts drift, she imagines her fellow passenger
teaching her to swim in a 1920s swimming pool. By the end of the film, she learns that the stranger has also been watching her.
SHORT DIRECTOR BIO:
Poppy de Villeneuve is a photographer and film director. She shoots regularly for the New York Times, The Telegraph (UK), and Vogue Magazine, and her most recent film project involved five short films set in Central Park for the New York
Times. In 2010, several of her works were exhibited at Colette in Paris.