Oasis – dir. Mengqiao Chen

Original Film Title: Oasis

Director’s Name: Mengqiao Chen

Writer’s Name: Mengqiao Chen

Producer’s Name: Mengqiao Chen

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 1 hour 54 minutes 24 seconds

Film Description:

The top of the commercial building surrounding by neon lights is circled into a desolate lighted court, which is run by Xiaodong. The fourth floor of the building is a nightclub. The middle-aged men playing football and the beautiful drunk nightclub ladies crowd in and out of the building’s narrow elevator, mixed with sweat, alcohol and hormones.
Ah Hui, who lives on the third floor, sells beer at the stall downstairs. Her discarded mattress is picked up by Dong, then the two meet in the elevator. Ah Hui has been alone for many years and develops romantic feelings for Xiao Dong. However, faced with the court’s increasingly predicament and the confusion about the future, Xiao Dong finally decides to leave.

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