Canopy: Wilson’s WWII Tale Set in Singapore

Written and directed by Aaron Wilson, Canopy is set in Singapore during WWII, or February 9, 1942 to be more precise, when the Japanese invasion is underway.

Jim (Khan Chittenden), an Australian fighter pilot, wakes up dangling from a tree by his parachute strings somewhere in the middle of a vast jungle overrun by hostile forces.  As night devours day, he forges into the danger he must navigate in search of sanctuary when he encounters a Singapore-Chinese resistance fighter, Seng (Mo Tzu-Yi), who, injured and frightened, also seeks to survive their tenuous surroundings and common enemy.

The men realize that their only hope of persevering lies with each other as their journey begins the exploration of the collision of war, nature and its impact on humanity.


Written and directed by  Aaron Wilson

Running Time: 84 minutes