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Directed by Tian Xie
United States, 2016
Drama, Short


Left behind, a young boy shares the fate of over 60 million children in China, as his parents leave to find work elsewhere. Fending for himself in the mountainous countryside, he finds solace in his parents’ promise to return on New Year’s Eve, and in the loyal company of a tame piglet.

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Promise Directed by Tian Xie

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2017 | Winner: Generation Kplus - Best Short Film

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