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A Grand Canal

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A Grand Canal

Directed by Johnny Ma

  • Canada, China 2014; 19 min
  • Original version: Mandarin
  • Genre: Fiction
    • Student Film Award - CAAMFest
    • Festival Award, National Board of Review Motion Pictures Award - Columbia University FF
    • Best International Short Award - Whistler FF

  • Toronto IFF

  • From the director of TEN THOUSAND HAPPINESS presented at HAF


A Greek tragedy told in Chinese pop music. The tragic events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.



    Johnny Ma