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He Vanished in 1946

30m Documentary, Student, Short 2022

消失在1946 / 消失在1946

Peter Foo never saw his father since 1946, when he was 2 years old. 50 years later, Peter found out that his father was a Chinese sailor recruited by British Merchant Navy during the WWII. In 1946, British government secretly repatriated almost all Chinese sailors in Liverpool, and none of their families were told. His father was one of those approximately 20.000 sailors. Peter has kept asking for an apology from the government for more than 15 years. After this long exhausting journey with no result, a great sense of loss ruins his life.


Muzhi Zhang


English, Mandarin


United Kingdom