In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they fnd there is little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations. Xiao Min, Ling Ling and Lao Yeh are some of the characters of this bitter chronicle of today China. *Catalan première
Festivals and Awards
Best Screenplay Orizzonti in Venice | Golden Lady Harimaguada in Las Palmas | Montreal | Mar del Plata | Belgrado
Born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, West of the Tracks, a documentary work of more than 9 hours long, encountered a great success internationally. Besides feature documentary, he is also active in video installation, directed several fictions and started a noteworthy work in photography.
Filmography: Mrs Fang (2017), Bitter Money (2016), Ta’ang (2016), Til madness do us part (2013), Alone (2012), Three sisters (2012), The Ditch (2010), Man With No Name (2009), Coal Money (2008), Crude Oil (2008), Brutality Factory (2007), Fengming, a Chinese Memoir (2007), Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2003)