A Tortoise’s Year of Fate

  • Yi Xiong
  • China
  • 2023
  • 20'
  • Yi zhi wu gui de ben ming nian

A factory worker longs for hope while living in poverty and trying to break free from a dead-end future. A melancholic tale about modern society and the decay of freedom.

Subtitles: EN, HR

Yi Xiong

Yi Xiong is a Chinese director and screenwriter living and working between New York and Shanghai. He earned his BA in film studies from the Pratt Institute, and is currently pursuing an MFA the Columbia University School of the Arts.

A Tortoise’s Year of Fate

Yi Xiong
Yi Xiong
Ziyun Xiong, Zifeng Lin, Wuyang Zhang, Yu Sun, Deping Gu
Qi Wu
Sylvia Cong
Zhenyi Li
Festivals & Awards
Locarno Film Festival

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