Finding the Words / 尋找的意義 (2007) - Writer/Director/Actor - 10 min
A few summers ago, Nyck, a 20-something ABC, went on the (in)famous Love Boat trip to Taiwan. Ironically, he actually did fall in love, with a Taiwanese girl named Christina. However, with summer ending,they had to part ways, Nyck back to the states, and Christina staying in Taipei. Prior to graduating college, Nyck receives a letter in the mail from Christina. In order to understand the contents of the letter and to reconnect with his love, Nyck travels to Taiwan to study Chinese and to find Christina. Filmed on location in Taipei, Taiwan.
小明, 一個ABC, 兩年前夏天去台灣旅行 (他參加 "美加營"). 在台灣他認識一個台灣大學女生, 小雲, 就談戀愛. 夏天結束的時候小明必須回美國, 所以他們兩個分開. 過了一段時間, 小明畢業幾個月前收到了一封信, 是小雲寄的. 可是呢, 內容幾乎都是用中文寫的. 為了看懂信的內容, 並且找小雲, 小明來台灣學中文. 實地拍攝.