Watermelon – dir. Wenyuxuan Du

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Original Film Title: 小丽

Director’s Name: Wenyuxuan Du

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Runtime: 10 minutes 37 seconds

Film Description:

Xiao Li, a 16-year-old massage parlor worker, feels inferior because of her status as a “stone girl”. Xiao Li, who has been sexually harassed by male customers to gain a sense of female identity meets Yang, a 17-year-old restaurant deliveryman and the two begin an ambiguous relationship. Just when Xiao Li thinks she is about to become a “normal” girl, Yang’s attitude towards menstruation dashes Xiao Li’s hopes.

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