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Young Man Finds 'Strife, Bitterness' In This Haunting Short Film

"Stay With Me" is loosely based on Jian-He Lin's own life.

A young man tests the boundaries of friendship and romance in “Stay With Me,” a gripping short film from Taiwan. 

Released on the international festival circuit last year, “Stay With Me” is loosely based on writer-director Jian-He Lin’s experiences. The film, he told The Huffington Post, “reflects some problems in my family, and some strife and bitterness in my personal life.” 

The 2015 film began as a class project while Lin was attending Hong Kong’s Huawei University of Science and Technology. “For many nights I was troubled, seeking for answers within myself. But there were no answers,” he said. “It was something I just needed to get through.”

You can catch a sneak peek at “Stay With Me” above, then head to Viddsee, an Asian website that curates and shares powerful short films, to view more

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