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Hide and Seek

Pan Zhiqi

Release year: 2010

Run time: 81 mins

Film type: Documentary


Xiao Zhang grew up blind. His parents are divorced. He and his girlfriend work in his friend Yu Tau's massage parlour. His girlfriend's flirtatious relationship with Yu Tau is a constant source of worry for Zhang. Speculation, confusion and fear are like an invisible wall that Zhang cannot escape from. It is like a game of hide-and-seek with his girlfriend. The film shows Zhang's journey as he gradually unravels from his confusing emotional world.


Director biography

He is documentary filmmaker and Associate Professor at Zhejiang University of Media and Communications. He obtained a Bachelors degree at Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts and a Masters degree at the Beijing Film Academy. His works tackle the struggles of ordinary people in the context of a rapidly urbanising China. They include Private Detective, Lost Wall, 24th Street and Paradise Garden (in production). His recent documentary films are co-produced by NHK, KBS, PTS and Mediacorp.