Coco, a Beijing modern girl wants to spend a romantic and fancy Christmas vacation in Osaka. However the place where she gets in is Shinsekai ( “New World” in English, is an old neighbourhood located next to south Osaka city’s downtown “Minami “ area, as known as one of the most poorest and dangerous area in Osaka.)When she arrives there, she starts feeling regret and frustrated by the encounters and the landscapes which are far beyond her expectation. Suddenly she is involved in an incident surrounds a Chinese family there, meanwhile she starts fascinated by Shinsekai through her wondering. In this short and unusual Christmas vacation, Coco discovers a “Japan “ she never knows and a “China” that she is not familiar with .
1973年生於馬來西亞吉隆玻。 1998年日本大阪大學電氣工程畢業。在東京當了六年網絡工程師後到北京電影學院讀電影。 2010年完成處女長片《其後》後，一年內再完成兩部長片“Magic and Loss“ 和 《新世界》，分別入選香港國際電影節，釜山國際電影節等。2012年擔任東京國際電影節《亞洲之窗》單元的評審。同年，東京一著名藝術影院舉辦他以上三部長片的回顧特集。2013年完成“Fly Me to Minami”，入選大阪亞洲電影節等，並在同年被台灣南方影展選為焦點導演。 2016年完成長片《愛在深秋》，於香港和中國商業院線上映。是少有的其作品曾於中國和日本商業院線作公映的馬來西亞導演。 2017年夏天他在東歐巴爾幹半島諸國拍攝了兩部獨立電影，長篇“Nowhere,Now here” 和中篇“Lost in Belgrade”，現正在後期剪輯中。
Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1973, Kah-Wai Lim graduated in Osaka University majoring in Electrical Engineering in 1998. Lim studied film in Beijing Film Academy after 6 years of Network Engineer in Tokyo. He had his directorial debut “AFTER ALL THESE YEARS” in 2010 and one year later finished two feature-length movies titled “MAGIC AND LOSS” and “NEW WORLD” which were selected for screening at Hong Kong International Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival. He was a jury member of Winds of Asian section at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2012. Retrospective of his three feature-length movies was screened at a renowned art-house cinema in Tokyo in the same year. Lim finished “FLY ME TO MINAMI” in 2013 and the movie was selected in Osaka Asian Film Festival. He was also elected as the “Director in Focus” at South Taiwan Film Festival in the same year. “LOVE IN LATE AUTUMN” was his latest work in 2016 being released at commercial cinema circuits in both China and Hong Kong. Lim was one of a few Malaysian directors to have movies released commercially in both Japan and China.He has just completed shooting one feature film “Nowhere, Now Here “ in Slovenia,Croatia and Macedonia and one medium-length film “ Lost in Belgrade” in Serbia and Montenegro this summer.