Country   |   China
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 Da lei was born in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and graduated from St. Petersburg National Cinema and Television University in Russia. He has made a few shorts, and The Summer Is Gone is his first feature.