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A Light Touch

Short film, 35mm 17 mins

Lumei Productions
Cast: Neveen Hanna, Martin Dingle-Wall, Alyssa McClelland
Writer & Director: Liselle Mei
Producers: Bec Cubbit & Troy Lum

Summer in Sydney. It hasn't rained in weeks.

An immigrant widow, Marion, cleans the Sydney terrace house of a reclusive blind man, Oscar. Both are lonely, disconnected and on the outskirts of society- Marion struggles in the sighted world, confronted with her fading looks, Oscar is a bitter and self punishing alcoholic.

Marion secretly spies on Oscar, immersing herself in his private tactile world. Her senses are aroused and an intimate story of desire and awakening unfolds...