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Manchurian Tiger
东北虎
A film by Geng Jun
Year|Post-production Country|China

SYNOPSIS

Because of a single black dog, truck driver Xu, his wife, his girlfriend, and a poet recovering from mental illness, are all caught up in a chain of calamities that begins with a debt problem.When Xu's wife gets pregnant, Xu sends his dog to stay with Ma, the manager of a company. Unexpectedly, Ma cooks the dog to treat a visiting debt collection agency. He holds them off, but Xu wants revenge. When he sees Ma's pitiful situation though, he finds himself unable to go through with it. Xu is trapped by his lustful desires; Ma is a prisoner of money and work. When Xu's wife and his girlfriend meet by chance, a certain friendship starts to grow between Ma and Xu at this strange moment.

DIRECTOR’S BIO

Geng Jun

Geng Jun grew up in Hei Longjiang, China. Without any film school training, he moved to Beijing and directed many films including Hawthorn (2002), Diary in Bulk (2003), Barbecue (2004 Festival of 3 Continents, 2005 Rotterdam), Youth (2009 Rome), and The Hammer and Sickle are Sleeping (2013 Taipei Golden Horse Award best short film winner). The latest feature film Free and Easy (2016) won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award in Sundance Film Festival and was received four major nominations at Taipei Golden Horse Award including Best Film and Best Director.

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Blackfin Production

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