Spring of Yangchun
Release year: 2006
Run time: 18 mins
Film type: Drama
A’s girlfriend was drowned, and he seemed indifferent to his girlfriend’s death; his good friend B went to visit A immediately after returning from the army to comfort him, and at the same time reluctantly asked: Why didn’t he reply to his letter later?
Yang Pingdao is a writer and director based in Guangdong province. He was born in Yangchun, Guangdong, in 1980, and graduated in film directing from the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts. His documentaries have attended festivals in Beijing, Kunming, Xian, Leipzig, and London. On his incorporation of living and dead family members into his work, he says “I sensed when my grandmother was going to die… I felt powerless at that critical time, but I hope to do something this time. After a long time of deliberation, I thought the only thing I was able to do was to make a film about our family.”