The Room Between Her and Her

Director : YUJIE CAO

2021 OzIFF Laurel Winner Dance
The Room Between Her and Her film poster

Overview & Credits


With abstract physical expressions and non-linear narrative experimental moving images, the short film presents the emotional processing of two queers with different personalities between intimate relationships. In this airtight room, toys and animations played on monitors metaphor their distinct childhood experiences. The film explores the subconscious influences of childhood memories on intimate relationships through the parallel and intersected spatial relationship between the past and reality.


YUJIE CAO - Director / Writer / Producer
Haowen Shi - Writer / Producer

Key Cast

Haowen Shi
Xinyuan Li