MAGIC KINGDOM (夢樂園)

Directed by: Nelson Chak-Hei Ng 2020 | 15 min.

Section: Shorts Program: A Better Life

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere



Synopsis

Sponsored by:

Hawaiian Airlines

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 5 - 29 | USA
INCLUDED PASSES: SUPPORTER | ALL ACCESS | LIMITED ACCESS

The story is set in 1997 against the backdrop of the looming handover of Hong Kong to China. Kit, a middle-aged single parent, brings his son from Hong Kong to California under the pretense of visiting Disneyland. The son, Chun, comes to realize the real intention of the trip is for his own adoption.

Online Access

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM GET ONLINE ACCESS Get Tickets

Film Available

Sunday, November 29 12:01 AM NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE Get Tickets
Plays with:  Shorts Program: A Better Life CALL CENTER BLUES
COVER/AGE
DAFA METTI
HARANA (SERENADE)
PARACHUTE

Cast & Crew

Sound Design and Mix Che Leung Lo
Director Nelson Chak-Hei Ng
Screenwriter Nelson Chak-Hei Ng, Nicholas Shay
Producer Hillary Tzeng
Executive Producer Nicholas Shay, Pauline Siu McNaughton
Cast Paul Kwo, Jim Lau, Leann Lei, Trevis Zhang
Director of Photography Taylor Mcintosh
Production Designer Alexah Acuña
Editor Emmy Leung, Nelson Chak-Hei Ng
Casting Director Kara Sullivan
Art Designer Ayatana Ramirez
Sound Brandyn Johnson
Writer Pauline Siu McNaughton
Other Crew Melissa Baltierra, Albert Barrientos, Ragini Bhasin, Kwok Choi Chan, Wang Fung Chu, Jeff Clark, Daniel Han, Levi Jelks, Mark Kubr, Julia Lambert, Daniel Lee, Lena Liu, Efrain Pineda, Eevi Rola, Isaac Sokol, Elaine Wong, Cherry Wong, Mauricio Zambrano
Music Olivier Cong
  • Content and Design Copyright © 2009-2020 Hawai‘i International Film Festival