Magic Realism Drama
A half Thai-Australian artist, Pornsuk, suspended between two cultures, travels to Brisbane to find his estranged father but finds himself in the search for his cultural and artistic identity.
Human displacement occurs by force, accident or design. A young artist’s search for identity in a new culture within the larger theme of human displacement, Pornsuk is an accomplished artist suspended between two cultures: in Thailand, he is considered a foreigner because of his parentage and in Australia he is a foreigner because he comes from another country. He comes to Australia to search for his estranged father, hoping to fulfill his half-empty life after his mother died. He begins life in Brisbane with an Australian friend he met in Thailand, who shares a house with young men from Mexico, New Zealand and China. Pornsuk is influenced by their vibrant, natural behavior and realizes what he really yearns for is a sense of belonging.