The human-traffickers have a well-established route: from Burma into Thailand. Lianqing is one of five illegals who travels this route one summer night in 2013; along the way a fellow migrant called Guo is kind to her, and their fates become entwined. Once in Thailand, Lianqing finds ‘underground’ jobs, saves money and finds out where to buy fake identity papers in the hope of making it to Taiwan. But Guo has different ambitions…

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In Kooperation mit dem World Cinema Fund (WCF) der Berlinale



OT: Zai Jian Wa Cheng
Director: Midi Z
Screenplay: Midi Z
Country: Taiwan, France, Germany, Myanmar 2016
Production: Seashore Image Prod., Flash Forward Entertainment, House on Fire, Bombay Berlin Film Prod.
Cast: Kai Ko, Wu Ke-Xi
Length: 108 min.
Language: Thai-Burmese OV / English subtitles
German Distribution: /
Festivals: Venice, Toronto, Vancouver, Busan, Mumbai, Sao Paolo, Kalkutta, Tokyo, Marrakesch, Dubai etc.
Awards: Venice, Asia-Pacific Film Festival 4 awards, Taipeh, To Ten Chinese Film Festival