The Crossing

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The Crossing (2018)

99 min - Drama - 7 September 2018
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Studying in Hong Kong but living in Shenzhen (the port city of Mainland China), Peipei has spent 16 years in her life travelling between these two cities. To realize the dream of seeing snow in Japan with her bestie, Peipei joins a smuggling gang and uses her student identity to smuggle iPhones from Hong Kong to Mainland. Her family life and friendships begin to fall apart. The daily life of Peipei starts to get out of control. ________ A teenage girl who aspires to a better lifestyle turns to smuggling to raise cash in Bai Xue’s striking debut feature. Sixteen-year-old Peipei has the means and the wherewithal to get involved in the smuggling game between the Chinese and Hong Kong borders - she crosses it twice a day on her way to and from school. But her move into deeper illegality brings challenges and dangers she never could have anticipated.

Director:  Bai Xue

Storyline

Studying in Hong Kong but living in Shenzhen (the port city of Mainland China), Peipei has spent 16 years in her life travelling between these two cities. To realize the dream of seeing snow in Japan with her bestie, Peipei joins a smuggling gang and uses her student identity to smuggle iPhones from Hong Kong to Mainland. Her family life and friendships begin to fall apart. The daily life of Peipei starts to get out of control. ________ A teenage girl who aspires to a better lifestyle turns to smuggling to raise cash in Bai Xue’s striking debut feature. Sixteen-year-old Peipei has the means and the wherewithal to get involved in the smuggling game between the Chinese and Hong Kong borders - she crosses it twice a day on her way to and from school. But her move into deeper illegality brings challenges and dangers she never could have anticipated.


Collections: Bai Xue

Tagline: An energetic coming of age film, which is also a stylish exercise in style and political allegory. Gráinne Humphreys, DIFF Festival Director

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  7 September 2018

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Wanda Media Co.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 39 min

Studying in Hong Kong but living in Shenzhen (the port city of Mainland China), Peipei has spent 16 years in her life travelling between these two cities.