The Ugly Duckling – dir. Lexin Zheng

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Original Film Title: The Ugly Duckling

Director’s Name: Lexin Zheng

Producer: Lizhao Xuan, Marianne Du

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 9 minutes 8 seconds

Film Description:

On her way to school camp, a fifth-grade girl accidentally finds out that she is adopted. She quietly hides in the school gym and meets another little boy who also sneaks into the gym, they decide to share their secret after talking to each other. The Ugly Duckling is a story based on my own experience. Through this story, I want to tell everyone that every child has his own little secret. By the time when you are brave enough to speak out your secret, you will find it no longer fearful and you are not alone.

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