20 min

This Is How It Feels To Be In A One-Sided Relationship


Warning: Contains Coarse and Strong Language

Irwan is Malaysian and madly in love with Xing, a Chinese cabaret artist who he watches perform on stage every night. Xing, for her part, needs company and takes to his presence as best she can. The film stays close to the lives of the two lovers, casting an intense light, both sensual and incredibly mature, on this impossible love story.

  • Official Selection, Busan International Film Festival, 2014
  • Official Selection, Singapore International Film Festival, 2014
  • International Competition Short Films, Fribourg International Film Festival, 2015
  • Filmmakers Academy Screening, Locarno Film Festival, 2015

  • Winner of Viddsee Shortee Award, May 2016

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