In the early 1990s, a group of underprivileged young people from mainland China chose to cross the ocean and sneak into US, in hopes of finding gold in America.
More than two decades later, have they achieved their dreams in America? How are they getting along?
In the film, Dongmei as a stowaway loses her relatives in the process For the sake of her daughter’s future, she resolutely gives up raising the child and gives it to the white family.

New immigrant Xiaoxue is packaged and abandoned by her domestic boyfriend , encounter immigrant fraud however, In order to get the identity she married falsely with stowaway Lincoln who just obtained American nationality, but numerous details for the hopeless of final green card, breakup and back home totally describe the hard choices and real suffering of this generation of underclass people after immigrating to the United States and value generation gap between old and new immigrants.


  • Liang, Chen Director
  • Liang, Chen Writer
  • Liang, Chen Producer
  • Chen, Ning Producer
  • Liang, Chen Key Cast “Lincoln”
  • Wu, Xiaoping Music


  • Project Type: Feature
  • Runtime: 1 hour 18 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date: January 30, 2020
  • Production Budget: 400,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: Chinese
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: No
  • Student Project: No

Screenings / Awards

  • 53rd WorldFest-Houston International Independent Film Festival Houston
    United States
    Silver Remi in Directing
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards La Jolla, CA
    United States
    Award of Recognition