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Youth

Geng Jun

Release year: 2008

Run time: 106 mins

Film type: Documentary

Synopsis

Wu Li has returned to Hegang from Beijing to get an education, find a good job, and marry Jincai. However, on their own, love and good intentions are not enough.

 

Director biography

Born in Heilongjiang Province in 1976, Geng Jun has directed and written many films. These include: Hawthorn (2002); Diary in Bulk (2003); Barbecue (2004 Festival of Three Continents, 2005 International Film Festival Rotterdam); Youth (2009 Rome International Film Festival); and The Hammer And Sickle Are Sleeping (2013 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Best Short Film winner). He also directed Poetry And Disease (2011). In 2017 his film Free and Easy was screened at Sundance, where it won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematic Vision.