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When Ruoma Was Seventeen

Directed by Zhang Jia Rui
2004

Synopsis

The film follows perky teen Ruoma as she commutes each day to town in order to sell sweet corn at a roadside market. When Ruoma becomes friends with older, poverty-stricken photographer Ming, however, she swaps the corn-selling business for the opportunity to pose for tourists.

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When Ruoma Was Seventeen Directed by Zhang Jia Rui