DOUBLE HAPPINESS

Singapore | 2011
Wu Linfeng
Programme date: 19.01.2013
Programme time: 21.00
Synopsis

Chuchu, a Chinese girl, comes to Singapore looking for her biological mother. After her racist boss in a coffee shop fires her, she gets the news about her biological mother, who works as a “crier” at funerals. Meanwhile, at the moment when she recognizes her mother, more news arrives - her foster mother just passed away.

Director Biography
Wu Linfeng

Wu Linfeng was born in Chairman Mao’s hometown - Hunan, China, in 1989. As the only child in an atypical single-parent Chinese family, he had the opportunity to study in the United States in 2006-2007. In high school he made the decision to become a filmmaker after winning a second prize in the high school student category at the Osnabruck Jugend Medien Wettbewerb film festival in Germany. Linfeng realized that his ethnicity was the force behind his strong desire to make films. In his pursuit for a tertiary film education, he chose Singapore, a multiracial society, where he was able to converse in both Mandarin and English. He is a final year student at The Puttnam School of Film, LASALLE College of the Arts majoring in Directing. Double Happiness is his Year Two group film project, and it has been selected by 32nd Munich Film Festival of film schools. His films made in film school have revolved around issues of identity, foreign employment and displacement. Linfeng has interned at the Morning Visual Media Advertising Agency in Beijing, China, as an editor, AD and assistant producer. He aspires to be an art-house filmmaker. Filmography: Earth Citizen (2007), Enter the Potato (2009), Goodbye Youth, Goodbye (2010), Rouge (2011), Double Happiness (2012).

Genre:
Short Fiction

Director:
Wu Linfeng

Screenplay:
Wu Linfeng

Film Editing:
Songying

Film School:
Putnamm School Of Film, Lasalle College Of The Art

Producers:
Songying

Cast:
Zhang Xuewei

Duration:
19’