DISTANCE

German Age Rating

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A lone woman grapples with grief and a new chapter in life after the passing of her mother. When she tries to sell her family home, her mother’s spirit returns to ensure that everything remains the same. Set amidst the constantly restructured landscape of Singapore, DISTANCE explores the intricate ties that bind us to people and spaces.



  • Film School: Columbia University

  • Duration: 19 Min.

Also in this Program:
MY PLANET
KANOCKATONANOK
KIPPAH
CLIMATE CLIPS: APOCALYPSE AIRLINES
CLIMATE CLIPS: MY GRANDMA
CLIMATE CLIPS: THE BEAUTY

tags: Loneliness, Family, Feature Film, Death

Cast: Elena Chia, Loh Heng Joo, Kelly Lim, Michael Chua

Credits

Screenplay: Grace Swee

Director of Photography: Shyan Tan

Film Editor: Grace Swee

Composer: Daniel Yap

Production Designer: Hanning Yap

Sound: Tan Wei Ting

Producer: Apoorva Charan

Director: Grace Swee

biography

Grace Swee graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2010. She pursued filmmaking independently, directing and producing short films in her home country. She is currently pursuing an MFA in directing/screenwriting at the Columbia University School of the Arts. She enjoys telling stories of different genres, leaning toward films that expound on family relations, deep character studies, and magical realism.

Screenings

Wednesday, 11/20/2019, 5:00 PM (73 Min.)
Filmmuseum
Friday, 11/22/2019, 10:00 PM (73 Min.)
Filmmuseum