This short film shows how a sad and heartfelt song named "the last farewell" is created in China; it consists of three farewell stories that is linked to each other: farewell stories of the composer, the lyricist and the producer. The ending post-credits twist reveals the core meaning and message of the song with audience's imaginary. This work contains elements of disabilities and LGBT that portraits the social reality and value in China nowadays.

  • Lushun (Osbourne) Xiang
  • Lushun (Osbourne) Xiang
  • Di Liu
  • Young Luo - PandaBros
    Key Cast
    "Bad Romance" by Francois Chang
  • Guoguang (Max) Ma - Pandabros
    Key Cast
  • Jie (Ray) Xi - PandaBros
    Key Cast
  • Xin (Rich) Cao - PandaBros
    Key Cast
  • Haoyang (Howie) Lu
    Original Score
  • Xi (Darwin) Wang - Composer
    Theme Song "The Last Farewell"
  • Jian Kang - Lyricist
    Theme Song "The Last Farewell"
  • PandaBros - Singers/Performers
    Theme Song "The Last Farewell"
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  • Project Type:
    Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    break-up, lgbt, music, love, drama, asian, chinese, disabilities
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 20, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 CNY
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  • Shooting Format:
    High Definition 1080 x 1024
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Director Biography - Lushun (Osbourne) Xiang

Lushun (Osbourne) Xiang, PhD of Filmology from Communication University of China, independent youth director. Representative works: Documentary <<Ta Zhe>>(Rewarded as the‘Yan Ping Cross Culture Documentary Prize’ of the 10th Beijing Undergraduate Movie Festival Short Film Competition Unit and ‘Jury Award of China America Postgraduate Short Film Exchange Exhibition Special Unit ’of the 3rd Postgraduate Image Festival). Digital short film <<Face>>(Rewarded as the Silver Prize of the 14th Busan International Movie Festival Chinese and Korean Students Movie Unit. Shortlisted for the ‘International Student Short Film Competition Unit of the 12th Shanghai International Movie Festival. Shortlisted for the Short Corner Screening Unit of the 63th Cannes International Film Festival’)

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Director Statement

"Farewell" talks about the birth of a sad song named "the Last Farewell" which consists of three love farewell stories - the composer, the lyricist and the producer. All three characters experience hardship and conflicts in love that is caused by lifestyle and traditional social and family value, and eventually they all choose to let go and farewell for the better happiness of the significant others. The post-credit scene reveals a typical social issue which requires audience's imaginary. The key cast of this film is the band "PandaBros", together we attempt to tell this story and the message behind it tightly combining visual and music elements, the lyrics of the theme song "the Last Farewell" actually holds the essential message to the core value of this work.