ZHANG is living near the beach. He makes living by collecting trashes and sells them to a middle man. He makes very little money and most of them goes to cigarettes and wines.
One day, he sees a little girl who was lost, The girl doesn’t want to go home, and Zhang starts to take care of her. He tries to works hard and makes as much money as he can. He buys food and new clothes for the girl. They talk and play. It’s a short but happy time for Zhang, and he thinks for one time in his life, he is doing something meaningful. He even tries to quit the alcohol just to keep the alcohol away from the girl.
On the third day after they meet, he is back to the bridge later than usual and he can’t find the girl. He looks for her everywhere and finds her staring at a violin outside an instrumental shop. After he takes the girl back to the bridge, he comes to the shop and steals the violin for the girl. But the store keeper recognizes him and calls the police. When he gets back to the bridge with the violin, the policemen are already at the bridge looking for him, and they find the girl. They take the girl away to send her home, and smash Zhang’s tent. Zhang watches everything, he never gets a chance to say goodbye to the girl or to give her the violin. In the end, he puts the violin in the river, and walks along the riverbank, to another city, another bridge, maybe

Credits

  • 林星辰 Klader Linx: Director
  • 林星辰 Klader Linx: Writer
  • 方嘉祺 Fang Jiaqi : Producer
  • 钟江 饰 Zhong Jiang, Key Cast, “张九船 Zhang Jiuchuan ”
  • 旷乔语 饰 Joanna Kuang, Key Cast, “白秋 Bai Qiu ”
  • 周欣威 Will Zhou: Director of Photography
  • 戚筱琛 Seven Chee: Production Designer
  • 方倩昀: Fay Fang Editor

Specifications

  • Project Title (Original Language): 流浪
  • Film Type: Short, Student
  • Runtime: 16 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date: March 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Country of Filming: China
  • Film Language: Chinese
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes