16 year old WEI Bu pushes his bully down a staircase and learns that he is hospitalized. WEI’s neighbour is estranged from his family and decides to join him. Later the pair is joined by HUANG Ling, WEI’s classmate who is bedevilled by a destructive affair at school. Together, this trio, decide to flee as the bully’s gangster brother, enraged parents and vindictive school authorities all go on a cold-blooded hunt for WEI. The film tells the story of a day where the protagonists head towards a city, where it is rumoured that a circus elephant is said to be sitting still.
Won the best film - Berlin IFF(Best First Feature), Golden Horse FF, Philadelphia FF | Nominated Best Film – Melbourne IFF, Montreal Festival of New Cinema, Sydney FF