Melancholy Boy

The young boy is at first extremely resistant to the arrival of his father's fiancee, but his father's fiancee has an air of an older sister about her and the young boy gradually develops a love for her. The young boy struggles between resistance and acceptance, and finally makes his choice.

  • Shaobin Zhuo
  • Shaobin Zhuo
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  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Chinese, Yue Chinese (Cantonese)
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Beijing Film Academy
Director Biography - Shaobin Zhuo

Zhuo Shaobin, studied at Beijing Film Academy.
Directed short films: 《The whistle of the sea》, 《Melancholy Boy》.
The short film work 《The whistle of the sea》 won the Golden Scroll Award for the best student short film at the Tiburon International Film Festival in the US, and was shortlisted for the 8th Asian University Film Festival (AUFF), the 12th Macau International Micro Film Festival, the 6th We Love Cross-Strait Youth Short Film Competition, and the 19th Guangzhou Student Film Festival.
The short film work 《Melancholy Boy》 was shortlisted for the 30th University Film Festival - 23rd International Student Original Film Selection.
Screenwriter's feature film script works: 《Sunrise》 and 《The look of youth》.
The screenplay of the feature film 《Sunrise》 was shortlisted for the 17th Beijing Film Academy's Golden Word Award in the feature film screenplay category and for the 13th Beijing Film Academy's Young Screenwriters Support Programme.

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