Singapore 2019. Director: Shoki Lin. 20 Min. Short Film. Chinese / Malaysian Original with English subtitles, with German voice-over. Released for audiences from 6 years of age.

Adam has a hard time at home: his father can’t control his moods, his stepmother hardly takes notice of him and he is simply left alone when they go out to eat. Fortunately, there is still his mother. But their relationship stands on shaky ground. (JP)


Shoki Lin (*1994) studied film at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.  Among his previous short films, CHASING PAPER won the competition at the 23rd Busan Film Festival in 2018 and CHANGI won the “Best Picture Award” at the National Youth Film Awards in Singapore for 2017. His final short film ADAM made it into the ‘Cinéfondation’ selection of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival before its German premiere at LUCAS. 


Filmography (Selection):

2020 ADAM (Short film) | 2018 CHASING PAPER (Short film) | 2017 CHANGI (Short film)