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Boiling Dust

Fu Xinhua

Release year: 2006

Run time: 85 mins

Film type: Documentary


This film chronicles three characters working in health care sales in Guangzhou: the boss, the manager and the ordinary salesman. It presents the life of a salesman in the hustle and bustle of the early twentieth century from the perspective of different identity classes. Busy, scurrying and disorganised, the current situation of running for survival is interspersed with the loss of faith and mistaken identity unique to contemporary China.


Director biography

Fu Xinhua, male, was born in Xinjiang Changji State Farms Reclamation Corps in the 1970s. In 90 years, he studied in the Department of Biology of Xinjiang University and obtained a bachelor's degree. After graduation, he moved to many places to engage in market development and sales. In 1999, due to personal hobbies, he entered the Beijing Film Academy to study film creation. Since then, he has become involved in film and television. He has been engaged in marketing work in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shandong, and other places while getting involved in advertising planning and film creation. In 2001, he shot the 87-minute feature film "Kecun Street" in Guangzhou and Hunan.