like a good friend once said, “all things must come to an end.”
of course, i don’t mean that this documentary video, F, is about the end of Toh Hai Leong & me. it’s just that i have to admit that everything i was pursuing (to create an ideal form of personal cinema) have all become meaningless when i look back at the footage of Hai Leong.
i began to believe that there’s no way we can create a powerful character like Toh Hai Leong in fictional cinema. we are just too powerless & fragile to mess around with mother nature.
perhaps the essence of Lesser Cinema lies in the death of cinema itself. perhaps…