Temporary Life

Yuantong has the meaning of "round is perfect and general rule are the same". It is a Buddhist chant. It is a reflection of the Lao-ma who has been a sanitation worker in Kunming City for more than 20 years, dealing with the relationship with his family, the world and life itself between his hometown and the abnormal sound.

  • Vincent Zheng
  • Lao-ma
    Key Cast
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  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 24, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 CNY
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Vincent Zheng

鄭無邊 Vincent Zheng Independent director, photographer, producer. Work and live in Beijing China

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Director Statement

I left my hometown to go to college and come to live in the city years ago . The character in the film who is my own uncle in law. He came to the city from hometown for more than 20 years. I saw my situation in him, just like hundred million people in this country.