A young couple’s secret love affair comes to a bittersweet end during an evening phone call as cell phone static creates distance between them.

In this “crouching love, hidden breakup” story, inspired by 50’s Shanghai water ink animation & kung fu films, themes of distance, tradition, art and longing dominate a telephonic conversation as a martial arts tango provides the visual backdrop.

– Writer/Director/Animator: Jonathan Ng

The sounds of the animation were composed by Kid Koala, from Deltron 3030.

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