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Along a sleepy Hunan riverside, two delinquent boys experience a summer of love and violence in Yang Heng’s visually stunning debut.
2006 | Winner: New Currents Award
2007 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize
This films heart is in the characters, but its driven forward by it's environment. usually a film moves forward by the characters and what they do (or what happens to them), the surroundings are a backdrop ... Betelnut does the exact opposite.
In the "special thanks" section of the film Yang thanks Wang Bing, could that be THE Wang Bing or am I just making some weird connections here?