A thrilling and intimate film by Chinese-Austrian director C.B. Yi,
whose film training was assisted by Michael Haneke, stands out for its beautiful cinematography and sensitive depiction of a number of highly topical issues.

Austria, France, Belgium, Taiwan 2021
  • Czech
118 min.

Fei works illegally as a hustler in order to support his family, yet when he realizes they are willing to accept his money but not his way of life, there is a major breakdown in their relations. Through his relationship to the headstrong Long, Fei seems able to find a new lease on life, but then he encounters Xiaolai, the love of his youth, who confronts him with the guilt of his repressed past.

Director: C.B. Yi
Screenplay: C.B. Yi
Cinematography: Jean-Louis Vialard
Music: Yun Xie-Loussignan
Editing: Dieter Pichler
Producer: Guillaume de la Boulaye, Patrick Mao Huang, Gabriele Kranzelbinder, André Logie, Barbara Pichler
Co-production: Olivier Père
Cast: Kai Ko, Chloe Maayan, Yufun Bai, JC Lin