By Dalei ZHANG

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Drama - Completed 2020

Ma Biao, a recently freed man, has come back to a town between Russia and China. He tried to suicide but was rescued by his roommate. A bread shop woman reminds him of the good old time. But then, his new friend Wei was kidnapped by a gangster…

& Awards

Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2020
Main Competition
Pingyao International Film Festival 2020
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 145 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dalei ZHANG
    • Synopsis

    • Decades ago in north-eastern Asia,where lived Russian, Chinese and Koreans.
      Ma was a border smuggler with fluence in Kupchno before, after years life in prison Ma was released in New Year’s Eve but to face a new era. Ma started his lonely new life with searching for his girlfriend Karinna, his lost passion, hope, and good old times.
      Ma got a job in an auto repair factory where he met Wei, from whom Ma sees himself in similar age. Later, Wei fell into some trouble with Petrov, Ma‘s old friend. Ma helped Wei settle his dispute and convinced them go to the South China, a warmer place where opened to a free market.