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Blue Funnel

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Synopsis

Blue Funnel, a contemporary drama set in the Chinese community in Liverpool, follows Daniel as he tries to send his father's ashes back to his ancestral village.


Daniel's father left Hong Kong aged 14 and spent his life as a seaman coming in and out of the Liverpool docks where he married an English girl. The ashes need to return 'home' for his spirit to rest... but Daniel realises he's not sure where 'home' is.

Details

Year
1998
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
14 mins
Format
35mm Kodak
Director
Paul Mayeda Berges
Producer
Gurinder Chadha
Director of Photography
Graham Frake
Principal Cast
David Yip, Burt Kwouk and Anna Chan
Screen Writer
Paul Mayeda Berges

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Production Company

Umbi Films
15 Morningside Crescent
London NW1 7RG
Tel: 020 7383 0452 Fax: 020 7383 0988
E Mail: chadha_berges@compuserve.com