How much is a promise worth these days? An aspiring fashion designer finds out when she has to choose between fulfilling her promise and realising her dream.

Credits

  • Michael Wong Director
  • Dongjun Han Key Cast Wu xin fa shi
  • Zhiqi Zhuang Key Cast
  • Jose Acosta Key Cast
  • Yunsong Liu Producer
  • Xuedan Bai Writer
  • Liwei Jian Director of Photography Du Lala sheng zhi ji
  • Weiyuan Wang Art Director
  • Wei An Composer Somewhere Only We Know
  • Ran Du Stylist
  • Kaiyi Song Editor
  • Fei Men Grading
  • E&T Films Production House
  • Xiaofei Gao Screenplay

Specifications

  • Project Title (Original Language): 九十枚硬币的故事
  • Film Type: Short
  • Runtime: 9 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date: October 22, 2015
  • Production Budget: 1,800,000 CNY
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Country of Filming: China
  • Film Language: Chinese, English
  • Shooting Format: Digital, Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes

Screenings / Awards

  • The Short Film Awards 2017
    Winner: Best Short Film from the Vault
  • IndieFest Film Awards 2018 (Feb)
    Winner (Award of Excellence): Asian
  • Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival 2017 Vancouver
    China
    Nominee: Best Screenplay for Short Film
  • Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival 2017 Vancouver
    Canada
    Winner: Rising Star Award
  • Colorado Film Festival 2017
    United States
    Winner: Best Foreign Film
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2017
    Malta
    Winner: Best Direction
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2017
    Malta
    Winner: Best Cinematography
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2017
    Malta
    Nomination: Best Picture
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2017
    Malta
    Nomination: Best Editing
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2017
    Malta
    Nomination: Best Production Design
  • The International Short Film Festival SHORT FORM 2017
    Official Selection
  • Nassau Film Festival 2017
    Official Selection
  • WorldFest Houston Int’l Film & Video Festival 2017
    Silver Remi: Shorts Dramatic Original
  • Nice International Filmmaker Festival 2017
    Nominee: Best Director of a Short Foreign Language Film
  • Nice International Filmmaker Festival 2017
    Nominee: Best Lead Actor in a Foreign Language Film
  • Nice International Filmmaker Festival 2017
    Nominee: Best Original Score
  • SHORT to the Point (Feb) 2017
    Winner: Best Editing
  • UK Screen One International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Sacramento International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Top Indie Film Awards 2016 (Oct)
    Nominee: Best Romantic Comedy
  • Accolade global Film Competition 2016
    Awards of Excellence
  • Los Angeles Film Awards 2016
    Best Drama
  • Los Angeles Film Awards 2016
    Best Cinematography
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2016
    Best Foreign Short
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2016
    Best Actress
  • Festigious International Film Festival 2016
    Audience Choice Award: Drama
  • Festigious International Film Festival 2016
    Best Couple
  • Singapore World International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • New York Film Week 2016
    Official Selection
  • Vasteras Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Open Art Short Film Festival 2016
    1st prize: Best Cinematography
  • Open Art Short Film Festival 2016
    2nd prize: Best Director
  • Open Art Short Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection – Narrative Short Film
  • Universal Film Festival 2016
    Winner: Best Short Film
  • Universal Film Festival 2016
    Nominee – Best Foreign Film
  • Universal Film Festival 2016
    Nominee – Best Actor
  • Shnit International Short Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Bridge Film Fest 2016
    Official Selection
  • Ipsos Short Film Breaks 2016
    Official Selection
  • The World’s Independent Film Festival (TWIFF) 2016
    Winner: Best Narrative Short
  • Swedish International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Vienna Independent Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Top Shorts Online Film Festival 2016
    Best Film: Hope
  • Top Shorts Online Film Festival 2016
    Best Cinematography
  • Top Shorts Online Film Festival 2016
    Malaysia
    Honorable Mention: Original Score
  • Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival 2016 Kota Kinabalu
    United States
    Official Cinebalu Screening Selection
  • International New York Film Festival 2016 New York
    United States
    Merit
  • Ukrainian International Short Film Festival 2016
    Best Foreign Short Film
  • Whatashort India International Film Festival 2016
    Winner Best Director
  • Whatashort India International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection Best Film
  • Whatashort India International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection Best Cinematography
  • Whatashort India International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection Best Actor
  • Whatashort India International Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection Best Story
  • Toronto Film Week 2016
    Official Selection
  • DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival 2016
    Official Selection
  • Canada International Film Festival 2016
    Rising Star Awards (Foreign Film)
  • Promofest Short of the Year 2016
    Special Jury Mention
  • Venice Film Week 2016
    Official Selection
  • Sydney World Film Festival 2015
    Official Selection
  • Canada Shorts Film Festival 2015
    Finalist
  • Kiwi International Film Festival 2015
    Official Selection
  • London Film Awards 2105
    Official Finalist
  • #TOFF The Online Film Festival 2015
    Official Selection
  • SPFW Indie Film Festival 2015
    Official Selection
  • Los Angeles CineFest 2015
    Official Selection
  • US Hollywood International Film Festival (USHIFF) 2015
    Official Selection
  • The Monthly Film Festival (TMFF) 2015
    Official Selection
  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival 2015
    Official Selection