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LIFE AND DEATH IN XIKUN

西昆

Documentary

China

2022

Duration: 

89

min

In the southern part of China, snow is rarely seen. When Kong Qingping saw the long-lost snow scene, he couldn't help feeling: "A well-timed snow promises a good harvest! " But he didn't expect that this was the last snow he saw in his life . Kong Qingping is the 73rd generation grandson of Confucius, an ancient Chinese sage. He used to be a boss in other places. The superior leaders invited him to return to the village as the Secretary of the Party branch and lead the people to get rich together. Kong Qingping hopes to restore the glory of his hometown with the thought of Confucius. But his idea was questioned by the superior leaders: "what is the cultural revival if the stomach is not full?", Not all the people supported him as he imagined. The planned highway will run through the village, which unexpectedly brought to the surface a lawsuit of the Kong family, which has been dusty for a hundred years, and the conflict between ethnic groups is imminent; Just as Kong Qingping led the villagers towards their dreams, he found that his life had come to an end...

Jiandong Huang

Director:

Jiandong Huang

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