Cast & Crew
Dongzi and Gao Ping are best friends who have come from their village to work in the Chinese city of Wuhan. While Dongzi believes in hard work and undertakes menial jobs, Gao Ping plans of an easier future. He has money stolen by a gangster he gets involved with, and one night meets nightclub singer Ruan, after hearing that she can help him find this gangster. Ruan won't, and the two men kidnap her. Later, she becomes Gao Ping's lover, and the amorous triangle turns tragic.
Sophomore directorial feature for Wang Xiaoshuai, who debuted with "The Days" in 1993.
Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 12-23, 1999.