LIEW Seng Tat (1979, Malaysia) majored in 3D animation at the Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, the Silicon Valley of Malaysia. After directing a few short animations, he started focusing on live action and made a series of short films which stand out through their combination of absurdist humor and tenderness. Liew also works as a producer and is one of the founders of Da Huang Pictures. His feature debut Flower in the Pocket won a Tiger Award in 2008. His second feature film ‘Lelaki Harapan Dunia’ was screened in many international film festivals around the world including the 1st Minikino Film Week in 2015.
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|BREAD SKIN WITH STRAWBERRY JAM
Liew Seng Tat / Malaysia / 2003 / 08:00
Kakak beradik menunggu bis seusai sekolah, karena orang tua mereka tidak muncul.
Two siblings waited at a bus stop after school for their parents but they didn’t turn up.
8th Malaysian Video Awards Best Short Film Drama (Open) Gold; 2003, 8th Malaysian Video Awards Best ASEAN Short Film (Below 60 min) Silver)
Liew Seng Tat / Malaysia / 2004 / 20:00
Ah Cool berusaha memenuhi amanat ibunya
Ah Cool tries to fulfill his dying mother’s wish.
9th Malaysian Video Awards Best Short Film Drama(Open) Gold; 2004, 9th Malaysian Video Awards Best ASEAN Short Film Gold
|MAN IN LOVE
Liew Seng Tat / Malaysia / 2006 / 04:00
Seorang pria terjebak dalam cinta segitiga.
A man caught desperately in a love triangle.
36th Rotterdam Film Festival
Liew Seng Tat / Malaysia / 2005 / 19:00
Dalam sisa hidup Nenek, hanya satu keinginannya, yaitu mengalami masa-masa terindah dalam hidupnya lagi.
From a passionate lovely young girl to an old wrinkly weak woman, grandma doesn’t have much time left to live. There is one thing she wishes to do while she’s still alive, which is to experience the happiest moment of her life again.
Opening film at the 2006 Busan Asian Short Film Festival; 35th Rotterdam Film Festival; 2004, 9th Malaysian Video Awards (MVA) Best Short Film Drama (Open)
Liew Seng Tat / Malaysia / 2007 / 10:00
Para anak perempuan yang dikecewakan cinta, menjadi dewasa. Menjadi ibunda dari anak perempuan yang juga dikecewakan cinta
The daughters disappointed in love grow up. In turn they become mothers of daughters who also become disappointed in love.
Commissioned by 36th Rotterdam Film Festival, as part of Meet the Maestro Gus Van Sant programme.