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An Act of Love in Awe

A girl with a severe addiction to sunbathing falls in love with a vampire. The short film is a filmmaker’s collaboration with two storytelling musicians, in which the storytellers impersonate characters and perform scores as they tell the following story:

Detective Matino, who only believes in science, finds himself tangled in a series of mysterious murders, which uncovers a relationship between a human girl and a vampire. Joanna the girl who loves nothing but the sun, gets rescued by a vampire named Moulin in a robbery. Joanna falls in love with the vampire, the two begin to live together, and she can no longer enjoy sunbathing. The couple has a fight over their irreconcilable differences, Joanna leaves Moulin and later suffers from cancer. After Moulin knows about her disease, he makes his decision to save her life using his super power which can only be obtained by killing humans.

  • Alulu Kuo
  • Riecky Lu
  • Achino Chang
  • Riecky Lu
    Key Cast
  • Achino Chang
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 7, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,300 USD
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Director Biography - Alulu Kuo

Alulu Kuo is a filmmaker, musician, and poet from Taiwan. She majored in English literature in college, from working as a script supervisor to being the first AD, she participated in 20 films in Taiwan, including 10 feature films and some shorts and documentaries. Later she began her career as a director and a film editor. She collaborated with a music company in Taipei called “The Wall”, and directed a three-year project documenting up to 75 indie bands’ live performances. She also directed many music videos, her works embrace the “magic realism” style. Besides working as a filmmaker, she also formed her own band called “Yakult Psyche”, she is the lead vocal and plays accordion in her band.

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