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Hong Kong: "Beautiful Life" - A short film on the life of an Indonesia domestic worker

Hong Kong: "Beautiful Life" - A short film on the life of an Indonesia domestic worker

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by IDWFED published Jan 11, 2013 12:00 AM
Contributors: Chan Ho Lun/Beautiful Life
Yayang is an Indonesian girl who came to Hong Kong and work, dreaming to improve her quality of life in Indonesia someday. Yet, she is hired as domestic helper by a grassroots family that has unstable financial status. Despite the fact that Yayang is underpaid by her employer, close bond is developed between her and the family. This makes Yayang faces the dilemma of staying or quitting this job for a better salary.

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HONG KONG -

A short film on the life of an Indonesia domestic worker in Hong Kong.  Will be shown at Independent Film Festival: http://www.hkindieff.hk/2013/eng/index.html

Yayang is an Indonesian girl who came to Hong Kong and work, dreaming to improve her quality of life in Indonesia someday. Yet, she is hired as domestic worker by a grassroot family that has unstable financial status.

Despite the fact that Yayang is underpaid by her employer, close bond is developed between her and the family. This makes Yayang faces the dilemma of staying or quitting this job for a better salary.

Would beautiful life still remain a dream for her?

Hong Kong / 2012 / Color / 25min
In Cantonese, English and Indonesian with Chinese and English subtitles
Director : Chan Ho Lun

Source: Chan Ho Lun/Beautiful Life

Story Type: News

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