TAXI STORIES

By Doris YEUNG

AVALON FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2017

In an increasingly economically polarized and virtually connected 24 hour Asia, a closeted gay Beijing taxi driver, a pregnant Hong Kong trophy wife and a Jakarta slum orphan struggle to connect despite the constraints of their social class.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • HONG KONG (CHINA), INDONESIA, CHINA
    • Languages
    • CHINESE, INDONESIAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 97 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Doris YEUNG
    • Synopsis
    • TAXI STORIES is a mosaic film of 3 stories in 3 different Asian cities where the paths of the rich and poor cross one another in and around taxis. A closeted gay Beijing cab driver tries to seduce a rich passenger, a Hong Kong pregnant trophy wife starts to develop feelings for her new Indonesian maid and a Jakarta slum orphan becomes infatuated with a Western female backpacker. All 3 characters desperately want to connect on a basic human level but are their own worst obstacle.

      TAXI STORIES stars reknowned Hong Kong legend Petrina Fung Bobo (馮寶寶), Indonesian mega singer/actress Shanty and rising star Cora Cao (曹珊) and is a co-production between Hong Kong, China, Indonesia and The Netherlands.
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