Erica Liu

Springtime

2013
runtime | 13:16
directed by Erica Liu
cinematography by John Paul Su
starring Huang Tsai Yu Chu

Xiao Zhu is an 86-year-old pork sung maker in rural Chia-Yi, Taiwan. Her “answering machine son” won’t return her calls and she yearns for change and adventure. So, one day, she packs up her life in a creaky blue suitcase and heads off to Taipei to find her “springtime.”

Awards & Festivals

NYU Tisch First Run Film Festival 2013 – Second Prize
Palm Springs International Shorts Fest 2013
DC Shorts Fest 2013
Heartland Film Festival 2013 – Crystal Heart Award
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2014
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2014

Upcoming Screenings

Clermont-Ferrand Int’l Short Film Festival 2014
PROGRAM 14
Saturday, Feb 1 @ 13:00
Sunday, Feb 2 @ 19:00
Monday, Feb 3 @ 21:00
Tuesday, Feb 4 @ 17:00
Wednesday, Feb 5 @ 12:00
Thursday, Feb 6 @ 15:00
Friday, Feb 7 @ 20:15
Saturday, Feb 8 @ 10:00
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Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2014
INTERNATIONAL SHORTS 2
Thursday, Feb 13 @17:00
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photos by Georgia Fu (1-4) & Nevil Jackson (5)