Young musician Weihao Chen was born in a traditional family renowned for generations of Chao Opera masters, but his true passion is hip hop music. He gets into a fight at his concert out of long suppressed creativity, and then encounters a young woman Malin. Malin ran away from home after a heated argument with her father, and was now chased after by debt collectors. Malin becomes friends with Weihao, and she gradually falls in love with him realizing his music talent. Malin’s father disapproves of this relationship, and schemes against it. Weihao’s mother dies when performing Chao Opera on stage. Her last wish was for Weihao to practice Chao Opera with his heart. Her death awakens Weihao from confusions in life. He finally proves he is not a loser by his actions and music talent.


  • Feng Gao: Director, 高峰
  • Ying xiao: Producer


  • Project Type: Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date: March 15, 2021
  • Production Budget: 500,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Country of Filming: China
  • Language: Chinese – Min Nan
  • Shooting Format: red
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker

Screenings / Awards

  • The Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) Toronto
    November 1, 2021
    best picture film Nomination, best China film Nomination, best movie director -film Nomination,
  • THE 9TH Vancouver Chinese film festival Vancouver
    September 15, 2021
    “Red Maple Leaf Award” Best Director’s Debut
  • 11 th DADA SaheB PHALKE FILM Festival-2021 New Delhi
    May 30, 2021
    Best Film Nomination
    United States
    August 1, 2021
    best feature film nomination
  • The Sacramento Film Festival 2021 Sacramento
    United States
    October 30, 2021
    best feature film nomination

Cover Letter

This true story that happened in Philadelphia has now been adapted into a feature-length film, which is in the early stage of preparation. The script of the film has been completed, and many internationally renowned actors will play the leading role.