SUMMER IS THE COLDEST SEASON
CHINA / 2019 / 121 MIN / DEBUT FEATURE / DRAMA
Director 导演 : ZHOU Sun 周笋 Screenplay 编剧 : ZHOU Sun 周笋
Li Jiahe and her father have been feeling lost since her mother was killed two years ago.
Her father, a former wrestler, has no other skills and struggles to make the ends meet by delivering beef for a slaughterhouse.
When she is humiliated by her schoolmates because of her father, the girl who has no others to rely on gradually finds her own way
- to fight back against all injustices and humiliations in one way or another.
In the summer before her fourteenth birthday,
Li Jiahe gets even more troubled when she meets Yu Lei, who came back from a reformatory school.
She finds herself in a dilemma, not knowing how to deal with the boy who was involved in the death of her mother.
Zhou Sun graduated from the Directing Department of Beijing Film Academy with a postgraduate degree in 2013.
Summer is the Coldest Season is her first feature film.