Rooted

Rooted

防己

A teenager is saved by a lifeguard due to a misunderstanding of nearly drowning, which subsequently brings to light long-restrained desires in his heart. As a result, he hopes for a different ending... More
28m Taiwan 2022
Subtitles
English 繁體中文 简体中文 Bahasa Indonesia ภาษาไทย 日本語 Español
Tags
Gay Romance Coming-of-Age Taiwan Shorts

Synopsis

A teenager is saved by a lifeguard due to a misunderstanding of nearly drowning, which subsequently brings to light long-restrained desires in his heart. As a result, he hopes for a different ending to his summer vacation.

☆ Why do people always insist on doing the same things over and over?
☆ Drawing from concepts of traditional Chinese medicine of flow and desire, this short film has been screened at many queer film festivals across the world.

Details

Country
Taiwan
Language
Mandarin
Director
Yi Wei Wu
Cast
Wei Jie LinYuan Hom Wang
Awards & Selections
2023 Golden Harvest Awards, 2023 Korea Queer Film Festival, 2023 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival, 2023 Beijing Queer Film Festival

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