Orphan Dyke

Sheila James and Da Choong

2002, 15:50 minutes, colour, English


Orphan Dyke, written and directed by Sheila James and based on The Reflections of Da Choong, charts the journey of a Chinese lesbian grieving the death of her mother. Moving through an internal and external winter landscape she tries to come to terms with the emotional and physical distance she has maintained from her family, the silence of her lesbian life and her essential aloneness.

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