THE SWING MAKER

SPECIAL PROGRAM : SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019

DIRECTED BY YU DAXIONG

89 minutes| Fiction | screening tech | B/W | o.v. Mandarin| sub. English

SCHEDULE

21 NOV | THU |  10:00 | Studio 5

SYNOPSIS

Having dedicated most of his life staying in the forefront, Liu Er Ge, a grass root oil worker, was diagnosed with cancer when retired. After returning to his hometown from the frontier desert, he had to deal with the difficulties of adjusting to city life on the one hand, while making effort to be closer to his wife and his indifference daughter on the other. What would be his next move, when his clock is already ticking? Wandering in this busy city, where should he go?

Mendedikasikan hampir seluruh hidupnya untuk bertahan di garis terdepan, Liu Er Ge, seorang pekerja minyak akar rumput, divonis mengidap kanker saat telah pensiun. Setelah kembali ke kampung halaman dari gurun perbatasan, ia harus menghadapi kesulitan menyesuaikan diri dengan kehidupan kota, sekaligus berusaha untuk memperbaiki hubungan dengan sang istri dan putrinya yang tak acuh. Apa yang selanjutnya akan ia lakukan, ketika waktu yang ia miliki tak banyak lagi? Di kota yang sibuk ini, ke mana ia harus pergi?

WATCH TRAILER

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DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY

YU DAXIONG

 

 

2018

THE SWING MAKER (feature)

RIVER OF OEDIPUS (short)

2014

STEFANIA’S DIARY (documentary)

DANBA BELLE VALLEY (documentary)

THE JINGYE TEMPLE (documentary)

THE SEEKING OF TAOISM (documentary)

TRANSMIGRATION (documentary)

THE MORALS (documentary)

Production Company

 

Contact:

Wang Xiao: wangx@siff.com  

Jack Lee : jacklee@siff.com