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Mercutio's Dreaming

The travails of a British-Chinese, would-be Shakespearean actor, in an industry that sees him only as an 'Oriental'.

Comedy 2011 16 mins Not rated

Director: Jennifer Lim

Overview

A tragiccomic satire telling the tale of Lawrence Yang, a British-Chinese, would-be Shakespearean actor, and his travails in an industry that sees him only as an 'Oriental'.

A short film produced by B3 Media & BBC Writersroom as part of Cineast Digital Shorts programme, which aimed to develop and produce films from a new wave of emerging talent in the UK’s East and Southeast Asian diaspora. The scheme's Executive Producers were Marc Boothe and Kate Rowland.