The Sea We've Never Seen (2021)
David's friend from college comes to visit him in LA, but his flight back to China has been cancelled due to the pandemic. During the time they live together, David has a secret that he doesn't know whether or not she should tell.
The ship has yet to arrive at the sea,
When the plane is already back in the sky.
This is an accidental love story.
An airplane lands in the ocean - that's an accident.
To human history, the pandemic is an accident.
He falls in love with someone who won't love him back - also an accident.
The birth of the story for the film is also an accident.
We don't always know what life will be like after the accident, just as we don't know how to deal with the accidents.
That's the sea we've never seen.
starring / NIC TOM, LAZE
voice actor / SHAYLA THARP
written & directed / ZICHENG LI
producer / CINDY WU
associate producer / LAMENG BEI
director of photography / CHAOCHEN LI
production designer / JOLENE ZHAO
editor / CHRISTOPHER MA
sound mixer / JOHN ZHAO
supervising sound editor & re-recording mixer / JIAQING AUDREY GU
trailer music / HUAZHANG DAI
1st assistant director / HONGSHI ZHONG
production assistants / KENAN CHEN, JOCELYN ZEYANG YAN
1st assistant camera / SHU AN
2nd assistant camera / IM-SUN SONG
gaffer / DIMITRI TZOYTZOYRAKOS
key grip / DAOJI YANG
grips / HAO GENG, BASIL SCHNEEBERGER, MERINA KHAN
art director / JUMAI YUSUF
art pa / MENGQING YUAN
costume designer / NAN ZHOU
colorist / CHAOCHEN LI
post production sound / LATENT SPACE PRODUCTIONS
background sound editor / CHRISTOPHER GARCIA
special thanks / LONGWEI DENG, HAN GAO, XINYU WEI, NARVAL FILMS INC.
© 2021, Zicheng Li