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A film by Lorenzo recio

Genre(s): Drama / Fantasy

• Theme(s): Death / Romance

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  • Lorenzo recio


    Since he started doing films, in animation first and then in fiction, Lorenzo Recio always worked in the area of fantasy tales. He directed almost ten shorts among them some awarded worldwide.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2014: Clermont Ferrand International short film festival | National SelectionTELERAMA Jury’s Mention
  • 2014: Festival en Plein air de Grenoble (FRANCE) Mention of the Press’s Jury, Youth Jury’s Price, Price of Connexion’s Festival
  • 2014: PIFAN Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (KOREA)
  • 2014: Open Eyes Film Festival (GERMANY)
  • 2014: Sardinia Film Festival (ITALY)
  • 2014: L’étrange Festival (FRANCE)
  • 2014: ISAFF Open Cinema (RUSSIA)
  • 2014: FIC Monterrey (MEXICO)
  • 2014: Festival du Film Européen de Brest (FRANCE)
  • A wonder of Fantasy style with an amazing sense of filmmaking.


Taipei. Xiao Shou is a shy boy who works as an itinerant shadow puppeteer. One day, he meets the sublime Ann and falls madly in love. But a terrible accident will plunge the young man into a world of darkness before he is able to declare his love for her.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 23'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 2,35:1 (Cinemascope)
  • Sound: 5.1
  • Country(ies) of production: France
  • Original Language(s): Chinese
  • Subtitle(s) available: English / French
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: Bluray / DCP / ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Yueh Ming Liu, Zhong Aviis
  • Screenplay: Lorenzo RECIO
  • Cinematographer: Dylan DOYLE
  • Editor: Mona LANFANT
  • Sound: Chou CHENG, Xavier THIBAULT
  • Music: Gilles ALONZO
  • Visual Effects: Stéphane RICARD
  • Producer: Nicolas Brévière

Company Credits

  • Produced by: LOCAL FILMS