Taking its title from a Chinese proverb, the two-channel video observes three men up a tree imitating animal sounds. Absurdist in tone, an ancient custom from rural China is brought to an urban park in a commentary on migration and loss of tradition.

The other films shown within Zhou Tao: Time Keeper

Filmmaker
Zhou Tao
Country
China
Year
2005
Medium
File
Length
6’
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Zhou Tao
Sales
Vitamin Creative Space
Cinematography
Li Lulu, Huang Jianbo
Editor
Zhou Tao
Cast
Hu Xiquan, Tan Didun, Tian Zhilin, Jin Zitao, Zhou Tao