The Summer Vacation of that Year

  • 28'
  • China
  • 2004
The film deals with a boy's summer holidays in a remote village in 1992. Little Fatty has been assigned by his mother to some work, including feeding pigs and finishing his homework. But instead, Little Fatty spends his time with his friends swimming, fishing, fighting, stealing watermelon, and gets cursed by his parents when they find out. When the school term resumes, Little Fatty wants a watch, but is refused by his mother. In the end, Little Fatty paints a watch on his wrist.
Director
Wang Yaofeng
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
China
Production Year
2004
Festival Edition
IFFR 2005
Length
28'
Medium
DV cam PAL
International title
Na nian shu jia
Language
Mandarin
Producers
Qilin Films, Leng Yanmin, Bao Han
Cinematography
Wang Yaofeng
Editor
Wang Yaofeng