A cup of hot coconut milk

A college student Alex went back to the dormitory and forgot to reply to her boyfriend Ben, which caused Ben’s dissatisfaction. She wanted to go out for night market with her promised friend Jane, but Jane stood her up. So Alex had to come to the night market alone, but the police came and stalls escaped. The crowd left in the street at the same time. Alex was despair. However, Jane sent a message to tell the new location of the night market. Alex bought a cup of hot coconut milk, and her relationship with Ben eased a lot.

  • Zheyu Yang
  • Gefei Lyu
  • Yifan Wang
  • Siyi Wang
    Key Cast
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  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    658 CNY
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 18-55mm
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Xi’an Jiaotong-liverpool University
Director Biography - Zheyu Yang

Zheyu Yang is XJTLU Y3 Communication Studies student. She likes shooting films. Her first film project in COM154 won high scores.

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Director Statement

The film tells a simple story. The protagonist of this film is a female college student. A cup of hot coconut milk hopes to show that sometimes things won't be as bad as you imagine, everything will be better. In this story, we present a real and simple life. At the end of the film, the protagonist bought a snack and the relationship with her boyfriend also eased. Unsmooth things are all temporary, try to bypass them, maybe the turnaround is right behind it. There is always a way out.