Animation Category Finalist Showcase

Be With Me

Bigsoil (Hong Kong)

Col / 12'54"/ No dialogue and subtitles

A red balloon has always been by the boy’s side, accompanying him as he grows up. However, an unexpected storm carries the red balloon away, and the boy’s world is turned upside down. Faced with such calamity, the boy encounters Captain White Bear and they head towards a small clearing amidst the dark clouds.

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Finalist Showcase: 13/3 (Sat) | 2:30pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | DCP | 86' | HK$ 80/64* | With after-screening discussion

Artist’s Statement

The boy believes that as long as he does not give up, he would always find a solution and regain his past and his red balloon.