A YOUNG PATRIOT

SHAO NIAN XIAO ZHAO

By Haibin DU

CNEX FOUNDATION LIMITED - as SALES / PROD

Documentary - Completed 2015

A Young Patriot is a documentary about a post-90s young man Xiao Zhao.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
TIFF Docs
39th Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2015
Jury Prize
22nd Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015
competition
37th Moscow International Film Festival 2015
Documentary Program "Free Thought",competition
38th Asian American International Film Festival 2015
competition
63rd Melbourne International Film Festival 2015
selection
14th Yamagata International Film Festival 2015 2015
International competition
20th Busan International Film Festival 2015
“Wide Angle” Showcase
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Social issues, Family
    • Countries
    • CHINA, FRANCE, USA
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 106 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Haibin DU
    • Producer(s)
    • Ruby CHEN (CNEX)
    • Synopsis
    • The film follows the protagonist Xiao Zhao's life experience, from a 19-year-old boy waving flag and shouting slogan " Long live China! Go China!" on the street of Pingyao ancient town in Shanxi province, to a college student in Chengdu of Sichuan province, and as a volunteer teaching in Liangshan Yi autonomous region. It records Xiao Zhao's emotional and ideological change during the four years starting from his senior high school to his sophomore year, and meanwhile witnesses and presents the restlessness and disturbance the Chinese society is currently undergoing.
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