From the award-winning team of SOUL MATE comes a new Chinese drama movie by Derek Tsang, starring Jackson Yee and Zhou Dongyu.
The country comes to a standstill when it is time for the Chinese gaokao, a two-day national college entrance exam. For nearly ten million high school students, this exam determines where and if they get to study and the fates of their entire families.
Like many others, Nian has been single-mindedly preparing for the exam, cutting everything else out of her life. But, when she becomes the target of relentless bullying, fate brings her together with small-time criminal Bei, and the two form a strong friendship.
But, before they can completely retreat into a world of their own, the two are dragged into the middle of a murder case of a teenage girl, where they are the prime suspects. In this dramatic thriller, Derek Kwok-Cheung Tsang paints a bleak picture of an oppressive society in the guise of a gripping fairy-tale love story, exposing the dark world of bullying and societal pressures of achievement facing today’s youth.
- Derek Kwok