dive

High school student Nan Shan finally gets together with his mom. However his mom is too busy with rights' protection movement and treats his son very indifferently. Nan Shan fails to help his mom and makes his little sister drown dead because of his fault in an accident. Having ruined his mom's most important movement, he tries to let his mom stay by blackmailing the owner of the natatorium using the truth about his sister's death. But in the end his mom leaves him nonetheless.

  • wang di
    Director
    student
  • liu yue
    Writer
    student
  • wangqinze
    Producer
  • huang xuanjie
    Key Cast
    student
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    游泳
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    39 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    60,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    China
  • Country of Filming:
    China
  • Language:
    Chinese, English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - wang di

Wang Di, born in Beijing in 1992, is a stundent who majors in conducting of film and television series of The Central Academy Of Drama.

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Director Statement

This short film is my graduation project. The story is derived from my personal experience and is the epitome of my life. I'm hoping to express my inner voice and tell the secrets deep inside through this short film.Life is just like diving, as all struggles are worthless. Just dive in deep.