Director: Christopher Houghton
25 minutes

Sarah is 17, Australian Vietnamese, and hates her life. After the recent death of her father she rebels against her family and takes a job cleaning for a blind Vietnam Vet. Her friendship with the old man forces her to face her own torment and realise her life and who she is, is something truly beautiful.

Festivals: Adelaide FF 2007; Sydney FF 2007; St Kilda FF 2007; Short Films Today (New York); Libertas FF 08 (Croatia)


  • Winner: Best Short Film at St Kilda Sydney Film Festival
  • Nominated: Best Short Film – 2007 AFI Awards
Film Type Short
Director Christopher Houghton
Producer Louise Pascale [mentored by Mark Patterson]
Writer Cath Moore