Lao Yang went bankrupt years ago due to the local economic decline. One day, he steals and spends the money that his children have raised for his wife's surgery. When he comes home, his children tie him up, asking him to pay the money back. He gets so outraged that he takes them to court, kicking off a family tragedy.
Zhou Ziyang was born in Erdos, Mongolia in 1983. He has made short films, documentaries and commercials, and Old Beast is his first feature film. In 2013, Zhou founded Maque Studio, in which he has served as director till now