Directed by: Jonathan Lim 2015 | 95 min.

Section: Made In Hawaii

Premiere: World Premiere


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PALI ROAD is a mesmerizing and chilling journey into the mystery of the human psyche and the power of love. Lily (Chen), a young doctor, wakes up from a car accident to discover she is now married to her boyfriend’s affluent rival, Dr. Mitch Kayne (Kang), has a five year old son, and an established life she has no recollection of. Everyone around her, including her parents, deny that her boyfriend, Neil (Rathbone), ever existed, sending her on a desperate search for the truth. Determined to reclaim a life everyone insists is nothing more than an illusion, Lily eventually begins to doubt her own sanity. Struggling to overcome her seemingly hopeless situation, Lily endures a series of unexplainable and haunting incidents while bravely making her way to an ultimate mind-bending truth about the power of true love.

Shot entirely in Hawaii and starring Chinese superstar Michelle Chen, TWILIGHT’s Jackson Rathbone, Sung Kang (FAST FIVE, FAST & FURIOUS) and Hawaii’s own Henry Ian Cusick (The 100, LOST), PALI ROAD is a story for the search for true love between two worlds. Her search for the truth to her past life will lead her to question everyone around her and her entire existence.

This film is nominated for the Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Best Narrative.


Monday, November 16 7:00 PM WARXC Date Passed
Saturday, November 21 6:15 PM Dole Cannery F Date Passed
Sunday, November 22 10:00 AM Dole Cannery F Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Jonathan Lim
Producer Kenneth Burke, Jon Chiew, Ricardo Galindez, Angie Laprete, Anthony Lim, Jonathan Lim, Geng Ling, Roy Tjioe, Da Xing Zhang, Grace Zhang
Cast Michelle Chen, Jackson Rathbone, Sung Kang, Henry Ian Cusick, Lauren Sweetser, Maddox Lim, Elizabeth Sung, Tz
Cinematographer Quyen Tran
Editor Jason Schmid
Writer Doc Pedrolie and Victoria Arch
Music Jeff Marsh
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