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East Coast Premiere

Director: Sam Chen

United States, 2003, 16 min

Festival Year:2003


Crew:Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Editor: Sam Chen - Original Score, Sound: Jamey Scott

Sales:Sam Chen, Producer/Director - , 725 Redondo Ct. #31 San Diego, CA 92109 U S A - T: 858-336-9937 - F: 801-720-9138


Eternal Gaze is a poignant story about an artist, his art, and reciprocated love. Inspired by the life of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century -- ALBERTO GIACOMETTI -- Eternal Gaze follows Giacometti through the last 9 years of his remarkable life, and journeys into the depths of his famously tortured psyche. Along the way, we experience the human condition of despair, love, and hope that is as much a part of Giacometti's art as it is about the artist himself.

About the director

Sam Chen started his misguided young-adult life by studying computer science at UCLA. His disillusionment continued when he relocated to Silicon Valley to become a filthy rich computer geek. But one day while he was replacing memory chips in his PC, he was zapped by some loose wires into a state of momentary epiphany. Since then, he has had 3 successful lobotomies to reverse the extensive damage from years of technical lectures. He has since traded in his HP calculator for a beret and fake mustache in order to pursue his passion for filmmaking, art, music, photography, and animation.

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