Essence of Reality

ESSENCE OF REALITY is a short film that depicts the passing of time and the illusion it brings. Short and precise, it aims to explain the "true" depth of time, the futility of human illusion with a twist of philosophy. It makes you question your purpose to the world, and the entire foundation of the universe itself.

"TIME" is a powerful force that affect our very way of life, yet few of us really understand it for what it is. This short film will provide the full-scale explanation in a most effective, educational, unique way that many text books failed to do. After watching this film, you will understand "time" through the perspective of artist, scientist, philosopher.

  • Le Han
    Behave the Heaven, The Great Game of Men, Knowledge is power
  • Le Han
    Behave the Heaven, The Great Game of Men, Knowledge is power
  • Le Han
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
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  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Le Han

Le Han (born February 26, 1989) is a writer and director. Currently living in Los Angeles. A huge fan of cinema and classic literature, he loves to write stories with complex characters and compelling plot twist, along with a touch of philosophical theme.

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Director Statement

Is Time real? Can you see it, touch it, feel it?
Is the concept of time real? Or just an invention from Men to make sense of the world?
The clock you see is not a clock, it is just an image. It is the essence of reality.