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Bian dan gu Niang
So close to Paradise
Wang Xiaoshuai

1998 / China / 90’
OCT 20 / 4.30 pm, Culturgest – Large Aud.
OCT 24 / 10.00 pm, São Jorge 3

After the recent economic reforms when China opened its door to the outside world, a large number of farm workers left their villages to move to the big cities looking to make their fortunes. Dong Zhi makes his living in the city as a pier coolie and doing odd jobs. He never thought he would be caught up in a vendetta between a gang leader and his fellow villager Gao Ping.