On the way to college, Dawn’s life is flipped upside down when her father is struck by a heart attack in the middle of the desert.

  • Serena C KuoDirector
  • Serena KuoWriter
  • Roxy ShihProducer
  • Barney ChengKey Cast“Jian-Cherng”
  • Leann LeiKey Cast“Marianne”
  • Terry HuKey Cast“Dawn”


  • Project Title (Original Language): 夏末
  • Film Type:Short
  • Runtime:14 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:February 24, 2019
  • Production Budget:40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Country of Filming:Taiwan, United States
  • Film Language:Chinese, English
  • Shooting Format:4K Panasonic Varicam
  • Aspect Ratio:1:2.35
  • Film Color:Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:Yes 

  Screenings / Award

New York Shorts International Film Festival New York
United States
June 1, 2019
World Premiere
Official Selection

Asian American International Film Festival New York
United States
July 28, 2019
Official Selection

IndieWorksNew York
United States
September 17, 2019
Silver Whiskers Award