Country / Region
Year   |   2016
Format   |   DCP
Color   |   Black & White
Length   |   106 min
Rating   |   6+
The Summer Is Gone

In the early 1990s, Xiaolei, who lives in a small village in western China, longs for a summer holiday without homework after he graduated from primary school. However, it is filled with boring routine, and Xiaolei feels the anxiety around him. When his father has left, Xiaolei realises that his life is completely changed.


Zhang Dalei studied film directing in St Petersburg. His The Summer Is Gone won Best Feature Film at the 2016 Golden Horse Awards.