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Fang Xu Shi lives with many other immigrants around the film sets of Hengdian in Southern China, relying on the ongoing productions to hire him temporarily as an extra. He reflects on his life and, more particularly, on his past and his relationship with his father in this universal story of human philosophy and survival.


director:  Jeroen Van der Stock
photography:  Emmanuel Gras

sound: Marijn Thijs
editing:  Bram Van Paesschen
producer:  Bart Van Langendonck

2008, 57', digital video, colour
supported by:  Flanders Audiovisual Fund - VAF, Media Development program of the EU,, VRT/ CANVAS


VRT/ CANVAS (Belgium 2008)

Bozar -Centre for Fine Arts Brussels (Belgium 2008)

Asian Film Festival Lyon (France, 2009)
Asiaticafilmmediale Rome (Italy, 2009)
Documentary Film Festival Belo Horizonte (Brazil, 2009, in competition)

Kharkiv International Rights Film Festival (Ukraine, 2009)
Chongqing Independent Film Festival (China, 2009)
International Arts Festival Europalia-China (Belgium, 2010)
Jean Rouch International Film Festival (France, 2010, in competition),...

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