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Waiting for God

Gan Xiaoer

Release year: 2012

Run time: 75 mins

Film type: Documentary


A day in the life of Xiaoyang, the curator of a village church. Xiaoyang and her husband have just registered their marriage, but they cannot hold a wedding in the church for her husband is not a Christian. Before the wedding, she waits for her husband 's baptism.


Director biography

Wang Yunlong joined the military art troupe in the 1950s as an actor and choreographer and participated in the Sino-Vietnamese border war. In the late 1980s, he began to produce documentary films, completing more than 20 works. Among them, Singing Praise , which reflects the transformation of a peasant writer, and To Justify Bu Qinfu , about actors who died in the Cultural Revolution, have been highly critically acclaimed.