Private Project

The Grave

The village master left the ancestral grave affairs in his man Ergou. Then Ergou found the man who built the house and the man who pulled down the house respectively. After a dispute, people in different backgrounds and standpoints started to do the same thing with different methods, different attitudes and different values, which caused an unpredictable absurd ending.

  • Tao Ming
  • Tao Ming
  • Rong Wenjuan
  • Bian Yuan
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  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 3, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
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    Black & White and Color
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Distribution Information
  • Xi'an 3×3 Pictures
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights, Internet
Director Biography - Tao Ming

Tao Ming was born in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province in 1987. He graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 2012 and has worked for more than ten years. Has participated in many domestic and international video exhibitions and won awards. for many years insisted on independent thinking, narrating the world in their eyes with the lens, hoping to connect more people, explore and discover together...

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Director Statement

Although I aimed the camera at my home town, the story and significance it showed are that everywhere in the world, cautious and helpless leadership, cowardly and brainless assistants, professional but not hard-working house builders, very attentive but not professional house demolition workers, they intertwined with us. Acts of realistic absurd drama deserve everyone's consideration...