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White Tower

Su Qing & Mina

Release year: 2004

Run time: 83 mins

Film type: Fiction


Deaf individual Jingming has experienced two marriages. Once, he coincidentally met Wang Rui, a deaf girl from Kaifeng, at a friend's house. Jingming was immediately smitten with Wang Rui. However, Wang Rui was already engaged to a deaf man from Taiwan named Mr. Lin. When Wang Rui's mother noticed the growing affection between her daughter and Jingming, she decided to immediately hold a wedding for Wang Rui and Mr. Lin. Friends gave advice to Jingming and Wang Rui, encouraging Jingming to seize the opportunity to fight for love. Thus, an extraordinary emotional story unfolded between Jingming, Wang Rui, and Mr. Lin.


Director biography

Su Qing, born in 1969, is from Inner Mongolia and currently resides in Beijing. From 1998 to 2002, she worked as a program director at Chongqing TV and CCTV. She directed TV series such as "Chinese Folk Art" and "Chinese Cultural Relics" for overseas distribution, as well as documentary series like "The Story of Chinese People" and character documentaries like "The Song of Life". She was nominated for the China Television Starlight Award. Since 2002, she has worked as an independent documentary director and producer. Her notable works include "White Tower" (2004) and "Sign Language Time" (2010). In 2008, she and Mina established the "Su Qing Mina Studio" and "Mina Restaurant" in Songzhuang. Mina, born in Chongqing and currently residing in Beijing, is an independent documentary director known for her works "White Tower" (2004) and "Sign Language Time" (2010). She graduated from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology with a bachelor's degree in fashion design and obtained a master's degree in art management from the Central Academy of Fine Arts. She has previously worked as a fashion designer, brand planning specialist, marketing manager, and commercial executive director. In 2008, she co-founded the "Su Qing Mina Studio" and "Mina Restaurant" with Su Qing in Songzhuang.