Night Lights

Directed by Daniel Hui
Writing Credits: Daniel Hui
Producer: Bee Thiam Tan
Production Company: WBSB Productions, Singapore
Format: HD
Estimated Running Time: 48 min
Status: Post-production
Looking for: Sales, Post-production Funds
Estimated release date: 2010


Night Lights is about a young woman who has just married a man 20 years her senior. Together with his daughter from a previous marriage, she tries to accustom herself to the fact that she is now a wife and a mother. She rationalizes this with the love she has for her husband; they have known each other for a long time, even since he was still married to his first wife, and she has always felt the most comfortable around him. At a dinner party, however, things begin to change. A minor incident causes her husband to get angry with her, and she realizes that despite the long trust and comfort they have had with each other, they hardly know each other at all. Everything that she knows and took for granted is actually fragile, and this truth scares her. At night, she falls asleep angry and confused. She dreams of a boy she met at the party earlier, or is she merely part of the boy’s dreams – they never know. The two meet in their dreams and fall in love immediately. Free from the cares and mores of the real world, they spend a night of romance and wonder together. The only two conscious in a sleeping world, the city becomes their own, their private playground and haven. But soon they realize, that in the morning they must wake…

Director’s biography

Daniel Hui is a filmmaker and writer. His films have been screened at film festivals in Rotterdam, Hawaii, Manila, Seoul, Bangkok, and Vladivostok. He is one of the founding members of 13 Little Pictures, an independent film collective whose films have garnered critical acclaim all around the world. He is currently pursuing his degree at the California Institute of the Arts.


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  1. […] addition, we’ve completed shoot on 3 other feature films (Memories Of A Burning Tree, Night Lights and Red Dragonflies), all in post-production […]

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