Zhangke JIA, Tao CHEN, Zhiheng CHEN, Chui Mui TAN, Fang SONG, Zizhao WANG, Tie WEI
Liu Xiaobo is a young man who was fired by his factory because of a work-related injury. After returning to his hometown, he finds the land on which the old village where his ancestral home was located has been expropriated. He tries several times in vain to go back to see the old village. He comes into contact with some former classmates who were his close friends and they try to enter the village by digging a tunnel. After coming together in a convergence of youth, friendship and love, these young people follow their respective paths in life towards different destinations.