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Corn Corn

Zhang Huancai

Run time: 59mins

Film type: Documentary


The corn is the crop that comes after the wheat. It grows during the hot season, so the rain is the most important. Good weather, of course, is good, but when the weather is not good, you have to fight the drought. Corn grows the fastest, squatting in the field at night, you can also hear the growth of corn, dilly-dally, and then listen to the insects, about this is the most beautiful music in the world. Finally, there is a corn rod, and then the rod is mature day by day, is busy breaking the corn, stripping the corn, hanging the corn and a series of work, and then you suddenly found that in this autumn and winter leaves, a spike, a string of golden yellow, is simply like an art sculpture from the hands of farmers.


Director biography

Zhang Huancai, a farmer and an enthusiast for rural video recording, made rural text records in 1985, started village photo records in 1995, and began village video records in 2005. The main records of the village four seasons, farming, folk temple fairs, weddings and funerals, villagers' daily life, oil and salt sauce and vinegar, home village memories, rural cultural activities and so on. Embarked on the documentary road, thanks to Caochangdi Wu Wenguang teacher for more than 10 years of reformatory guidance.