Private Project

Chinese Angel

After losing his job and place to live in deteriorating economic environment, Spencer Thompson (Arek Zasowski), a depression suffering financial consultant from London, embarks on a journey to Cyprus with a plan to end his life. On the island, he meets a young girl Angela (Cynthia Dou), who introduces herself as "Chinese Angel". Life changing miracle happens in four normal days.

  • Sha Peng
    Writer
    You Can Heal Your Life
  • Sha Peng
    Director
    You Can Heal Your Life
  • Arek Zasowski
    Director
    Let Go: The Prelude
  • Arek Zasowski
    Producer
    Let Go: The Prelude
  • Arek Zasowski
    Key Cast
    The Cure, Let Go: The Prelude, It's Five O'Clock Somewhere, Blurry Hope, You Can Heal Your Life, April Fools Day
  • Cynthia Dou
    Key Cast
  • Elisa Li
    Key Cast
  • Auguste Li
    Key Cast
  • Valerie Dent
    Key Cast
    The Second Attention, File 25, Gaza-London, Keep Calm and Carry On
  • Viola Zasowska
    Key Cast
    Let Go: The Prelude
  • Sha Peng
    Key Cast
  • Megan Coker
    Key Cast
  • Bing Dou
    Key Cast
  • Pambos Charalamboos
    Key Cast
  • Sumit Sharma
    Key Cast
    Behind the Black Mirror, El Adios
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    中国天使
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    33 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, Cyprus, United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Chinese Angel Officially Selected by Miami Independent Film Festival - November 2017
    Miami, Florida
    United States
    Officially Selected by Miami Independent Film Festival - MINDIE November 2017
  • Chinese Angel Aired on Shaw TV (channel 4)
    Victoria, B.C.
    Canada
    February 12, 2018
    TV Premiere
    Chinese Angel Aired on Shaw TV
Director Biography - Sha Peng, Arek Zasowski

Sha Peng, Director, Producer, Writer and Actress, began her directing career in Los Angeles CA, in 2016, when for the first time, she directed her first short drama “You Can Heal Your Life”.

The film was filmed at the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot and was produced at the New York Film Academy (NYFA), Los Angeles, where it was screened on the big screen during final NYFA screening ceremony.

At the film academy, Sha met an actor Arek Zasowski, whom she casted for a Co-Star role, Ben, a song recording manager who was trying to overcome his weaknesses from his troubled past, in her first production "You Can Heal Your Life".

Around seven months later, in March 2017, Sha met Arek Zasowski again, this time on a sunny island of Cyprus, to film her second drama “Chinese Angel” which has just been completed.

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Director Statement

I am proud to present our drama "Chinese Angel" that was filmed across three continents and three countries: Cyprus, England and in Canada earlier this (2017) year.

It is a story about suffering from depression financial professional, who in deteriorating economic environment, lost his job and place to live and also his will to live. He travels to Cyprus and meets young girl who may change his perspective.

I trust you will enjoy it!