In a foreign land far from family, a middle-aged Chinese woman struggles behind both walls of marriage and culture.
Having been supporting her family in China alone for more than ten years, the dry-cleaning shop owner meets a new customer, who liberates her from the lonely and colourless life in this foreign land. As a loyal wife who has been sticking to her family responsibilities, she begins to doubt her belief…
London Film School
Lily supports her family far away in China. A ray of light shines through her gloomy days. The beautiful black-and-white images make the audience feel a kind of excitement that she has forgotten. The Cantonese and Mandarin films also evoke a sense of nostalgia for the Hong Kong people she encounters in this distant city.
Her first feature Passerby #3 (2010) won the Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film award at the 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival. Short film Circle Line (2012) won the Canal+Prize in 65th Cannes Critic’s Week. Pluto(2013) second feature, won a special mention of Crystal bear 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. Her sixth Hommage (2021) was premiered at 34th Tokyo international film festival and is on the journey including Jeonju, Tribeca, Sydney film festival and many film festivals.
CEO ONGAESHI Holdings Co., Ltd.
After serving as the director in charge of human resources at Recruit (currently Recruit
Holdings), the president of ⑭Recruit Agent, and the president and chairman of Recruit
Global Family Hong Kong, he became the fifth chairman of the Japan Professional
Football League (J. League), the first appointment from a private company. He
completed four eight-year terms and is now an honorary member. CEO of ONGAESHI
Holdings Co., Ltd.