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Encountering Sorrow

Liu Dedong

Release year: 2015

Run time: 108 mins

Film type: Documentary


In a town submerged by water, a teenage boy threw himself into the water. His soul is still adrift and unsettled 30 years later. The film goes through desires and confusions of a man trying to communicate with his soul. It expresses the psychological conflict and separation of personality in his efforts to communicate. It is a kind of self-exploration and questioning, and a kind of introspection after the loss of the self.