Private Project

Cabbing Covid

In Taiwan, 2019, a recently immigrated taxi driver had just started to establish a stable life. However, the outbreak of the pandemic brought about significant changes. Pressured by the harsh reality and the need to maintain the daily expenses of his family, he reluctantly continued to drive his taxi, risking infection. The subsequent events led him to introspect and rethink his situation.

  • Lau Cheuk Nam
  • Lau Cheuk Nam
  • Liu Ting Kai
  • Cheung Ka Lun
    Key Cast
    "ji keung"
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  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 26 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    19,300 USD
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  • Language:
    Chinese, Yue Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 35mm Alexa mini
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Shih Hsin University
  • Shih Hsin University RTF GRAD.Exhibition
    Shih Hsin University RTF GRAD.Exhibition
    Excellence Award
Director Biography - Lau Cheuk Nam

Director, Screenwriter. A HongKonger , graduated from the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at Shih Hsin University. In 2019, he joined a Hong Kong film rental house, cause him as the beginner in the industry.He honored with the Da-Ho Award, Golden Torch Award, Rising Award, and nominated for IFVA 48hours , VGW Awards, Shih Hsin Award, 23Film Festival etc...

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Director Statement

Unlike other pandemic-related films and TV productions, our film takes a distinct approach, emphasizing the intimate struggles of a family unit, and delving into the innermost feelings of the characters. By presenting the immigrant experience, we aim to foster empathy and understanding for those navigating the challenges of relocation amidst uncertain times.