Synopsis

A twelve-year-old recounts a week in the life during the 1990s in a rural Chinese village.

Director

Li Dongmei

Cast

Ge Wendan
as Xiaoxian
Xia Guoli
as Xiaowei
Gong Yanxin
as Xingxing

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by MiguelAReina 4 /10

Life in small details

In this memory exercise in which the director reconstructs her childhood in a small village, she forgets the viewer by creating a collection of scenes that convey only the beauty of the landscape. The use of non-professional actors and a certain distance of the camera prevent us from sharing these memories, especially those that have to do with that homage to the simple, almost innocuous life of a poor family.

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