Daughter of Guang Nan

  • 7.5 10
  • 2016
  • 14min

This short film takes us to the mountainous south of China to draw a subtle portrait of a 10-year-old girl. Her dream: to celebrate her birthday with her parents who work far away.


AWARDS: Best Documentary. Nordic/Docs

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: DOK Leipzig/ Nominated for the ECFA Documentary Award/ The Norwegian Short Film Festival/ Oberhausen Short Film Festival/ Minimalen/ Ambulante Documentary Film Festival/ Trento Film Festival 

Daughter of Guang Nan. The little dream of a Chinese girl

Ten-year-old Yanxuan lives in the South Chinese Mountains and loves what every girl loves: singing and dancing like the stars on television. 

Her greatest wish, though, is to celebrate her birthday with the whole family. But her parents work far away.

Production Companies

Michael Mellemløkken

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