In the highlands of Mongolia, against the harsh snow, the Gerituan family still tend to their camels, birth the calves, feed the livestock, and now, overcome the challenges presented by new coalmines. Each summer, the Gerituan family sells most of their livestock and makes that year’s earnings. After forking over his land for the coalmines, brother Bao-ying moves to the city with his horse and earns a living as a tour guide. He’s even considering investing in real estate. The annual Prairie Festival is about to start and the older brother enters into a horse race. Bao-ying and friends will entertain the crowd with horsemanship.
HARHUU (aka HU LINPING) graduated from Beijing Film Academy’s Sound Recording Department. He sound recorded numerous films and television dramas, and is now an independent film producer and director. His previous film FAMILY ON THE SKY LAKE documents the rapid modernization faced by a traditional Tibetan herding family in their daily lives. The film was awarded Best Cinematography at the 2007 3rd Annual Asian Festival of First Films. The film has not received distribution. HU is now in post-production on A CLEAR SKY, a film about how the pastoral lives of Mongolian herdsman change when their land is turned into coalmines.
※The 9th China Independent Film Festival 2012
※37th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Dear Earth 2013
※2013 Yunnan Multi Culture Visual Festival, Competition 2013
※3rd Beijing International Film Festival, Beijing Film Panorama 2013
※4th China Film Directors' Guild 2013