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Almost Heaven

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Synopsis

A tender elegy to first love, friendship and caring for the dead.
Far from home, afraid of the dark, and terrified of ghosts,
Seventeen year old Ying Ling is training to become a mortician in one of China’s largest funeral homes. She learns to perform Spa and beauty treatments to the dead, speaking to them softly, watched by the family members.
She forms a special friendship with a young man mortician, Jin Hau, they share the strangeness of working with the dead together. When Jin Hau suddenly leaves the funeral home, Ying Ling is left to face the harsh realities of the job alone. Finally she resolves to change her life.

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Running Time
80 mins
Format
HD
Director
Carol Salter 1st Feature
Producer
Carol Salter
Editor
Cinzia Baldessari; Additional Editiors: Hoping Chen, Rodrigo Saquel
Director of Photography
Carol Salter
Music
Terence Dunn
Film Image
© Carol Salter

Production Company

Rocksalt Films
Carol Salter
rocksaltfilms@gmail.com

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Rocksalt Films
Carol Salter
rocksaltfilms@gmail.com