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No.89 Shimen Road

Shu Haolun

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.


Director biography

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.