The One Who Runs Away Is the Ghost

九樓日記

  • Qinyuan Lei
  • Germany, China
  • 2021
  • 75 min
  • World Premiere
  • International Competition

Available in Docs for Sale after the world premiere at IDFA.

The two sisters Haohao and Zhouzhou (five and eight) spend most of their time outside of school in the electronics market of Huaqiangbei, a market in Shenzhen once known for its counterfeit electronics products, now the center of electronics production in China. As new immigrants to the city, their parents started a ten-square-meter shop on the ninth floor of the market a year ago. In the eyes of the two sisters, the world of electronics gradually opened up to them, then transformed into an imaginary world of dangerous creatures and ghost stories. The other children in the market are also spreading the word that a violent storm is coming.

Credits

Director
Qinyuan Lei
Co-production
Qinyuan Lei

Contact

World Sales
Qinyuan Lei
Festival Handling
Julian Moser for moserfilm, Qinyuan Lei

More information

Available versions
72', DCP, color
Spoken languages
Chinese

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IDFA history

2021
World Premiere
International Competition

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