Sim, Cassandra Hui Zhen
Date of Issue2016
School of Art, Design and Media
This report details the key influences and processes behind the post-production supervision of final year thesis film, a narrative drama titled 'Never Left'. ‘Never Left’ is a short film project about a son, Mark, having recently returned to Singapore after living abroad, stepping into the role as his dementia-ridden father’s caretaker after his mother’s death. He struggles to reconcile issues within his own marriage with repairing his estranged relationship with his father, while the father, Ah Hock, has to come to terms with losing his wife given the circumstance of his illness. The film deals with themes of mental illness, filial piety, and family dynamics in a Singaporean context.
DRNTU::Visual arts and music
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University