Brief History Of A Family

Sundance 2024
Official Selection
Berlinale 2024
Panorama

Brief History Of A Family

A Film by Jianjie Lin

2024 - China/France/Denmark/Qatar - Thriller - 99 min.

with Feng Zu , Keyu Gun & Xilun Sun

A middle-class family’s fate becomes intertwined with their only son’s enigmatic new friend in post one-child policy China, putting unspoken secrets, unmet expectations, and untended emotions under the microscope.

Sundance 2024
Official Selection
Berlinale 2024
Panorama

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