Experiencing Interruptions?


This acclaimed Sundance film from director Jennifer Phang (Advantageous) combines live action with amazing animation to tell the powerful story of three young people. As time starts spinning faster and a series of natural disasters send the world plunging into chaos, the disillusioned, self-absorbed suburbanites nestled comfortably in the hills of Northern California find their lives unraveling at an alarming rate. Global cataclysms are on the rise, and the air quality around the world is at an all-time low, and as the pressure begins to build up in the mind of suburban single mother Saura Wu, a sinister charmer appears and disrupts her efforts to rebuild her family. Meanwhile, across town, a troubled girl named Pam seeks comfort in the arms of affable young hipster Scott. But while Scott is more than willing to be a good friend to Pam, he's just now coming to terms with his identity as a gay man - a reality his fundamentalist parents refuse to accept. Now, as a series of disastrous supernormal continue to unfold, Saura's son Timothy realizes that he has been gifted with paranormal powers, which he quickly learns how to develop and hone. By drawing on his unique powers, Timothy is somehow able to alter everyone's reality - but what good can this do in a world overcome by misery and catastrophe? First time feature filmmaker Jennifer Phang crafts an apocalyptic fable that takes a philosophical look at the end of the world, and shows how sometimes hope can still manage to cut through fatalism with extraordinary results.

  • Jennifer Phang
  • Jennifer Phang
  • Sanoe Lake
    Key Cast
    Blue Crush
  • Leonardo Nam
    Key Cast
    Westworld, Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • Timothy Agate
    Key Cast
  • Susan Ruttan
    Key Cast
    LA Law
  • James Eckhouse
    Key Cast
    Beverly Hills 90210
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 47 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 21, 2008
  • Production Budget:
    500,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Super 16, 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • South By Southwest
  • Gen Art

    Grand Jury Prize
  • SF Asian American Festival

    Best Feature Film
  • NY Asian American

    Best Director
  • Calgary Fairy Tales

    Visionary Award
Distribution Information
  • Sundance Channel
    Rights: Paid TV
  • Wolfe Releasing
    Rights: Video on Demand, Video / Disc
  • Netflix
    Rights: Internet
Director - Jennifer Phang