PARADISE GIRLS
PARADISE GIRLS


SYNOPSIS
Three young women have been disrupted by men: a boyfriend, a father and a young son in three different places: Tokyo, Hong Kong and a small town in the Netherlands. Each girl's individual reaction to these recent misfortunes illustrate a determination as well as a subconscoius love of life.

DIRECTORFow Pyng Hu
YEAR2004
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSWorld Premiere at the Pusan International Film Festival 2004; selected for IFF Rotterdam 2005's VPRO Tiger Awards Competition
PRODUCERSJeroen Beker (producer)
Frans van Gestel (producer)
Judy Maat (line producer)
Christoph Friedel (co-producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHMotel Films (Netherlands) in co-production with Pandora Film Produktion (Germany)
Nps Television (Netherlands)
PRODUCTIONNatascha Teunissen (production manager)
Claudia Steffen (line producer Germany)
Olaf Lehmann (upm Germany)
Misako Furukawa (upm Japan)
Candy Wong (upm HongKong)
SUPPORTED BYDutch Film Fund
Cobo Fund
Filmstiftung NRW
Eurimages
WORLD SALESFortissimo
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORFlax Film
LENGTH95 min.
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.85
Dolby Digital
SHOOTING LOCATIONKalkar (Germany)
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
HongKong
Tokyo (Japan)
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEDutch, Mandarin, Japanese, English
CASTEveline Wu
Kei Katayama
Jo Koo
Guido Pollemans
A.C. Chang
WRITERSFow Pyng Hu
CASTINGKemna Casting, Joe Chang
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYBenito Strangio
EDITINGMenno Boerema
MUSICMick Witkamp
SOUNDMarco Vermaas
Andréa Seligmann (sound designers)
Eric Leek (sound mixer)
ART DIRECTIONFloris Vos
COSTUMESMarie Therese Jacobse
MAKE UP HAIRKa-way Chui
Yoko Kinebuchi
Chan Sau Han
Wattana Garram
LINKSwww.motelfilms.nl