Watch at Home 01.19.2024

In The Morning of La Petite Mort

Directed by Yu-Lin Wang
Film Movement
98 Minutes
Mandarin, English
Drama, Erotic, Asian
Not Rated

Directed by Yu-lin Wang, the award-winning filmmaker of Seven Days in Heaven, this provocative, boundary-pushing drama explores the relationship between a sex worker and food delivery driver.

A socially isolated food deliverer Matsui is infatuated with a tender loving prostitute Ching. At the bottom of society, he is longing to seek warmth from Ching. However, her sudden disappearance drags him into deep despair. Disheartened, Matsui rejects the unwavering love from Helen, a middle-aged Filipino cleaner who often gets sexually harassed by the security guard in the apartment complex. Ching's disappearance breaks the balance. Driven by the unfulfilled desires, the quartet falls fast into a swirling abyss.

Director & Cast

  • Director: Yu-Lin Wang
  • Starring: Yusuke Fukuchi
  • Starring: Yun Zhi Wang
  • Starring: Ivy Yin
  • Starring: Huii Lin Zhan
  • Starring: Jieh Wen King

Where to Watch




  • "[T]he deft way it juggles the lives of its various protagonists makes it worth a look."
    Jeremy Clarke, Dirty Movies
Official Selection
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival