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OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Sunken Plum

Shorts Programme 2

DIRECTOR : Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu
COUNTRY : China
YEAR : 2018
TIME : 20 min

Nu Metro 4, 18 Oct @ 2.30pm

SYNOPSIS

A transgender Chinese woman receives news of her mother’s death. As the only ‘son’, she feels obligated to return to her birthplace, even though she’ll have to hide her true self from family and friends.Working at a nightclub in Chengdu, a transgender Chinese woman receives an unexpected visit from her cousin, informing her that the mother she has brushed aside, has died. As the only “son”, she feels obligated to return to her birthplace for the sake of her family, even though she’ll have to hide her true self from those that once shared her past.

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ABOUT THE DIRECTORS

Roberto Fernandez Canuto is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. He belongs to a new generation of filmmakers from Spain with learning or working experiences internationally and with multicultural influences. Roberto F. Canuto is one of the first European directors to establish stable collaborations within the Chinese industry.Since 2010 he co-directs all his films with the Chinese director Xu Xiaoxi and together open a film production company in China, Almost Red Productions.