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SHANGHAI, SHIMEN ROAD

by Haolun Shu

synopsis

In the late 1980's Shanghai, a 16 year-old boy, Xiaoli, comes of age surrounded by his neighbors and grandfather. His best friend is a girl named Lanmi, a couple years older than him. But Lanmi slowly drifts away from him, lured by the new opportunities which come as China opens up to foreign goods and businessmen. At the same time, the 1989 events force Xiaoli to grow up and to let go of his teenage dreams.

original title: Shanghai, Shimen Road
country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Haolun Shu
film run: 85'
release date: DE 13/03/2014
screenplay: Haolun Shu
cast: Ewen Cheng, Xufei Zhai, Lili Wang, Shouqin Xu, Yang Xiao
cinematography by: Shu Chou
film editing: Menno Boerema
producer: Josephine Wu
production: IDTV Film
backing: Visions Sud Est
distributor: Kairos Film
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