The story tells the life of a group of Chinatown stowaways. Yu comes to New York to make money for her sick son, but in the frustrations of life and work, she finds that there is no way back.


  • Yanyan Zhao: Writer
  • Yanyan Zhao: Director
  • Yumeng Song: Producer
  • Mingjie Li: Key Cast “Yu”
  • Stan Zhu: Key Cast “Bo”
  • Renee Xu: Key Cast “Feifei”


  • Project Title (Original Language): 何日复西归
  • Film Type: Short, Student
  • Runtime: 32 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date: November 22, 2019
  • Production Budget: 18,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Film Language: Chinese
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 17:9
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes