Tian zhu ding (China)
An angry miner revolts against the corruption of his village leaders. A migrant worker at home for the New Year discovers the infinite possibilities a firearm can offer. A pretty receptionist at a sauna is pushed to the limit when a rich client assaults her. A young factory worker goes from job to job trying to improve his lot in life. Four people, four different provinces. A reflection on contemporary China: that of an economic giant slowly being eroded by violence.
Cannes 2013 (competition), Moscow 2013, Karlovy Vary 2013, Pusan 2013, Ghent 2013, Taipei Golden Horse 2013, Goteborg 2014, Rotterdam 2014
Best Screenplay - Cannes 2013, Georges Delerue Prize - Ghent 2013, Best Editing, Best Original Score - Taipei Golden Horse 2013