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THE LAST CHIP

THE LAST CHIP

NY Premiere

Director: Heng Tang

Australia, 2005, 21 min

Shooting Format:HDCAM

Festival Year:2007

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Gabrielle Chan, May Chan, Queenie Vuong, Leon Ford

Crew:Producers: Donna Mccrum & Andy Canny - Screenwriter: Heng Tang - Editor: Andy Canny - Cinematographer: Simon Chapman - Sound: Andrew Plain - Art Director: Sam Hobbs

Sales:Fred Joubard, Film Sales - Premium Films, 6501 Orange St, Suite 205, Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA - T: +1 323 302 1496

Email:fred.joubaud AT premium-films.com

Synopsis

Madam Fang, Mrs Nguyen and Sister Ah Lan appear to have little more in common than unfulfilled dreams. Yet together they're tempted to leave their everyday behind for a surprising night at "Fortune City" Casino. Here they meet Craig, a disillusioned young croupier, and in the following mayhem we glimpse their vulnerabilities, superstitions and hopes.

About the director

Heng Tang's debut short drama 'Boy-Serpentine', was selected for competition at the Venice FF. He next honed his directing skills at AFTRS (Australian Film Television & Radio School) in 2000, making his second film 'The Other Son'. In 2002 he was granted an auteur in-residence scholarship at La Residence du Festival Cannes. The Last Chip presented an exciting new film making genre for Heng and his first opportunity to bring to life a strong dialogue driven story.

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