Shadow of the Moon

Shadow of the Moon

17 minutes

Narrative, Coming of Age, Drama, Family

Chinese

China

2019

East Coast Premiere

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Loli, an ambitious 12-year-old, dwells in a run-down urban village in South China. After losing both her parents, she is forced to live with her dreadful grandma and take care of her two younger siblings. Hoping to leave her troubled family behind and move to the city, she attempts to win over the heart of a kind woman who wants to adopt a child. Everything seems to unfold as she plans until a nightmare comes true.

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Director

  • Shuhan Lei
  • Shuhan Lei is a director, writer, and editor based in New York. She graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, double majoring in Film & TV Production and Philosophy. Born and raised in a southwestern city in China, she is strongly inspired by its people and geographic space. Her works are concerned with individuality, social struggle, and the female perspective.
  • Producer

    • Wendi Tang
    • Jingyu Luo
  • Writer

    • Shuhan Lei
  • Cast

    • Jiayan Jiang
    • Tian Xu
    • Jie Tu

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