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Moving in A Circle

Guo Xizhi

Release year: 2002

Run time: 60 mins

Film type: Documentary


The film chronicles the journey of a middle-aged man who is bored with his humdrum life, goes out to start his own business, and makes his way in the world. But he returns to the original life in the end.


Director biography

Guo Xizhi, born in 1965, in Tongling, Anhui Province, graduated from the Chinese Department of East China Normal University in 1990 with a Masters degree in literature and art. He has published several articles in journals such as Reading. He has worked in a TV station and now teaches at Shenzhen University. His works have been screened often in international and domestic film festivals, and won some awards, as have the student films he directed.