52 Hertz

Sound wave frequency of the average whale is 15 to 20 hertz, but Whale Alice has a frequency of 52 hertz. She has traveled thousands of miles for decades, but never got any response. As the one-of-a-kind whale in the vast ocean, she has been called the loneliest whale in the world.
This story happened in Beijing, a changeable big city. Qian Li is a Chinese young boy who has graduated from college for a year and still jobless, he always want to find the loneliest whale Alice. His boyfriend is Joseph, an Amreican middle-aged boss who always traveling on business, he has had a gay marriage in the U.S before. This LGBT short film is about gay love, different culture, freedom and loneliness.

  • Celine Zhao
    Director
  • Celine Zhao
    Writer
  • Celine Zhao
    Producer
  • Eder Espinoza
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    52赫兹
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Romance
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 27, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    China
  • Country of Filming:
    China
  • Language:
    American Sign Language, Chinese
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Celine Zhao

A student from the central academy of Drama, Beijing, China, major in film director & producer.
A member of Kusturica director master class.

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