OFF THE WALL
CHINA | 2022 | Drama, Children | Short | 10min
Director: ZHANG Zhongchen
Screenwriter: ZHANG Zhongchen; ZHANG Zhongyu
Producers: WANG Lei; CHEN Kunyang
Cinematographer: SHEN Junyi
Editor: ZHANG Zhongchen
Art Director: MU Qiuyu
Sound: ZHAO Gujin
Starring: JI Ze Ri Qie
Xiao Yu is an 8-year-old boarding school student, training for baseball every day, his father is a truck driver. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the city is under phased lockdown. But Xiao Yu decided to climb over the school fence when he knows his father will drive through the Southern Expressway near the school soon. After a peculiar journey, he was agitated and frightened by the outside world.
FIRST International Film Festival 2022
Short Short Film Section- vivo AWARD Best Creative Work
2022 HiShorts Short Film Festival
A BRAVE ESCAPE, it is resistance to the discipline, and is also an intrusion into the unknown world outside the wall.
Zhang Zhongchen is a director, writer, editor. Born in 1991, Anhui Province, China, graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 2015, working on film editing till then.
His debut feature WHITE COW won the Best Film and he was awarded the Best Director at FIRST International Film Festival in 2021.