||Taiwan / France / Netherlands
R U THERE is the story of Jitze (20), a professional gamer who travels around the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei he unexpectedly witnesses an accident, which confronts him with his own mortality and makes him doubt the certainties of his existence. When he meets a Taiwanese betelnut girl he is attracted to, he only manages to get close to her in Second Life, which serves to compound his doubts.
Stijn Koomen / Huan-Ru Ke / Tom De Hoog / Phi Nguyen / Pavio Bilak / David Eugene Callegari / David Davis / Amanda Philipson / Robert Samudion