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Zhu Rikun

Release year: 2014

Run time: 85 mins

Film type: Documentary


In an industrial and mining area in China, people are affected by pulmonary diseases that cause death. This film creates a pathway that connects these lives asking to be filmed and recorded to tell their story. By way of images, these condemned existences, who never cease to fight, find and recognize each other. This compelling cinematic journey has to do with the vital force of both film and humanity.


Director biography

Zhu Rikun (1976) is a Chinese film director and producer. He is the founder and artistic director of Fanhall Films. In 2003, he started the DOChina documentary festival, and in 2006, he became the program director of the Beijing Independent Film Festival. His directorial work focuses on political themes.