No.89 Shimen Road
Release year: 2011
Run time: 85 mins
Film type: Fiction
In the late 1980’s Shanghai, a 16 year-old boy, Xiaoli, comes of age surrounded by his neighbors and grandfather. His best friend is a girl named Lanmi, but she slowly drifts away from and events of 1989 force Xiaoli to grow up and to let go of his teenage dreams.
Shu Haolun is a film director and screenwriter. He graduated from East China University of Technology in 1994 with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering. He later studied film directing and screenwriting at Southern Illinois University in the United States, earning a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree. After returning to China in 2003, he directed and wrote award-winning documentary and narrative films. He currently resides in Shanghai and is also a faculty member at the School of Film and Television at Shanghai University.