Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.
Won Best Film – Denver IFF(Krzysztof Kieslowski Award - Honorable Mention), International Cinephile Society Awards(Prix du Jury) | Nominated Best Film – Cannes FF, Palm Springs IFF | Won Best Director(Silver Hugo) - Chicago IFF | Won Best Actress - Chicago IFF (Silver Hugo), Asia Pacific Screen Award