Jingtao Xu

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Jingtao Xu

/ Director

Born September, 1982

My Story

Xu Jingtao was born on September 26, 1982. It has been 17 years since I graduated from Shanghai Theatre Academy, and I have always dreamed of directing. In the process of realizing this dream, I worked as the assistant director of more than 40 dramas. In 2016, I directed two immature network movies.

Director Statement

In 2021, it will be 10 years since my father passed away. I made this short film in memory of my father. The text and the presentation of the film are combined with my real life experience in these years. The seemingly absurd background and story are actually the true expression of personal emotions.

I hope that my friends who are in a low point of life or who have similar experiences can find a suitable way to live.

My Filmography

  • Year Film Title Description
  • April 2, 2022 Breeze in the Sea 《海印有遗风》 Ten years after his father died, San Pi buys a cemetery and buries his father. On his way back, San Pi sees a black cat eating the tribute food. San Pi thinks his sadness is causing an illusion. While he is driving, the black cat suddenly appears in the back seat, causing San Pi to hit the break and stops the car abruptly, which saves San Pi from being hit by a truck. After San Pi goes home, he discovers that the cat can speak human language. Having a short conversation with the cat, San Pi is convinced that the black cat is his father because the cat knows all of San Pi's childhood secrets that only his father knows. Although San Pi doesn't understand, he has too accept it. The black cat asks San Pi to help with 5 last wishes ...

My Award

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