One incident occurs, two families tangle. There’s nothing new under the sun.

SCREENING: Crowley Theater - FRI 7/15 - 5:45 PM


Qiu Yang
was born and raised in Changzhou, China. 

In 2013, he was selected to the directing course at the Victorian College of the Arts, Australia. In 2015, his short “Under the Sun” was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes cinéfondation and was the only Asian short film in the Official Selection. It was then selected for more than 40 international film festivals, including the prestigious AFI Fest, New Directors/New Films, Slamdance, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs and nominated for the Best Short Film award at the 52nd Taipei Golden Horse Award. The film has also been shown at the prestigious Cinémathèque Française in Paris and New York MoMA and Film Society of Lincoln Center.

He is currently developing his first feature project, which was selected for the CineMart 2016.



Writer/Director/Editor : Qiu Yang
Producer : Qiu Yang, Natalie Erika James
Cinematographer : Tarun Hansen
1st Assistant Director : Natalie Erika James
Associate Producer : Tarun Hansen, Richard Helder
Production Manager : Qiu Yi, Richard Helder
Sound Recordist : Mei Zhu
Online Editor : Declan Loughran
Sound Designer : Livia Ruzic
Sound Mixer : Peter Frost
Visual Effects Artist : Randy Vellacott

Mother : Zhu Ping
Father : Sun Zhongwei
Son : Cao Jing
Old woman’s daughter : Bai Lihong
Old woman’s son : Gong Weiming
Old woman : Chen Xiangdi
Bus depot employee : Lu Du
Bus Driver : Cao Xiaojun
Old neighbor : Qiu Zhengxing
Real-estate manager : Qiu Yi