When her grandfather becomes terminally ill, Xiao Le, a young Christian woman, faces a critical decision over whether she should intervene with her family’s Taoist rituals. Driven by a desire to save his soul, she begins secretly praying by his bedside. When her mother discovers her deceit, she is devastated. As they fight for control over his passing, he passes away. Xiao Le realizes that her effort to save her family, may cost her them.

Credits

  • Tan Cheong Bee: Key Cast, “Xiao Le”
  • Ling Tang: Key Cast, “Mother” , Vinegar Baths (2019), The Ghost Bride (2020, Netflix Original Series)
  • Mickey Lai Loke Yee: Director
  • Mickey Lai Loke Yee: Writer
  • See Chee How: Executive Producer
  • Ong Hung Heng: Executive Producer
  • Rachel Tan Ai Leng: Producer
  • Lee Kah Giap: Director of Photography Wednesday (Short)
  • Tan Seng Kiat: Gaffer, Shuttle Life (2017)
  • Lim Chik Fong: Art Director, Wet Season (2019), Shuttle Life (2017)
  • Elaine Make Up & Style Team: Make Up & Styling
  • Poh Tze Chian: Sound Recorder
  • Breakout Studio: Sound Mixing
  • Loolala Music: Music Composer
  • Mickey Lai Loke Yee: Editor
  • Khong Jia Woei: Colorist

Specifications

  • Project Title (Original Language): 蓝蓝天空
  • Film Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Drama
  • Runtime: 18 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date: March 16, 2020
  • Production Budget: 8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: Malaysia
  • Country of Filming: Malaysia
  • Film Language: Chinese
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes