Director: Yiguo Chen
Section: After Dark
Country: China | Year: 2019
Language(s): Chinese | Time: 9 mins
At 11:50, Zhongxi Jin is wandering on the street in his car when he accidentally hits and kills a man. As he buries the body, he finds a hotel room key and sees a “valuable” text message on the man’s cell phone. He decides to explore the hotel without realising that this trip will never end.
Yiguo Chen was a civil servant and semi-professional racing driver before he became fascinated with filmmaking and taught himself the art of producing, editing, and directing. Now an A-list commercial director in China, his 2017 interactive narrative short No Worry Town garnered a record 10 million views.