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Mu Jing

Release year: 2018

Run time: 71 mins

Film type: Documentary


The main character of the documentary is named after the director of the film, and is inspired by his experiences in society after graduating from university, as well as the facts of the author's life as a child, when he faced the difficult circumstances of social survival and was running around with his parents trying to earn a living. With the tone of an official data report and the language of the city, the film "vulgarly" reads and reports on the living conditions and struggles of the masses of ordinary people, like the director. The original film was shot on and off between 2013 and 2018, and is based on the author's own travels around different cities in China, including personal accounts of his own life.


Director biography

Tibetan, born in 1990. Mu graduated from the Southwest University of Science and Technology in 2013, majoring in Biomedical Engineering. During his college years, he was interested in film, studying film theory and film editing by himself. In 2014, he participated in the film My Adolescence by the young director Hao Jie, from pre- to post-production, which lasted eight months, and participated in the art creation. While working at a TV station to revise his own independently written script, Travel & Long Journey, aka Strange Journey & Quiet Time, in the middle of 2015, self-funded, he held a press conference and started filming the self-written and self-directed literary feature film Strange Journey. The film was not completed due to funding problems. In 2018, he started to write and direct the film World Peace & Word Peace and the urban drama The Time for You and Me.