Requiem for Romance

Art, Animated, Action

Requiem for Romance

In this "crouching love, hidden breakup" story, inspired by 50's Shanghai water ink animation & kung fu films, themes of distance, tradition, art and longing dominate a telephonic conversation as a martial arts tango provides the visual backdrop.


Language: English

Year of Production: 2012

Length: 7:29

Country: Canada


  • Jonathan Ng


  • Kungfu Romance Productions Jonathan Ng


  • Shannon Kook (Shannon Kook-Chun) Meilie Ng

Film Festivals:

Award Winners:
Whistler Film Festival - Best Canadian Shortwork
Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival - AnimAsian Award
Athens Animation Festival (NY) - Audience Choice Award
ACTRA Awards - Best Voice Performance
Anima Mundi - Best Art Direction

Official Selection:
Anima Mundi
Melbourne International Film Festival
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
Cristal Festival
Fantasia Film Festival
Taipei Digital Arts Festival
LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
Palm Sprints International Shortfest
DC Shorts

Cannes Market & Short Film Corner
Festival des Films du Monde
Filmfest Dresden