Illegalist

Illegalist

25’ 40” Macau 2018 [B]
Director: Lam Kin-Kuan

Synopsis
Two mainland Chinese come to Macao to work illegally, one at a construction site and the other as a sex-worker. The changes on the policy towards illegal workers and the increment on penalties complicate their situation, merging altogether their lives, wealth and their ways out.

Biography
Penny, Lam Kin Kuan, was born in Macao in 1988. He has started making films in 2007 mostly in documentaries. In 2012, completed his MA in Screen Documentary at London’s Goldsmiths University, with a scholarship granted by Macao’s Cultural Affairs Bureau. Illegalist is his first short fiction.