Life is a Belief
  • Country/Area of ProductionChina
  • Language of DialogueChinese, Kazakh
  • Runtime106 min
  • DirectorXIAO Han
  • Type of WorkFeature-Length Documentary
  • ProducerXIAO Han, LEI Jianjun

In Foshan, a southern China city, a post-90s wage earner Huang Zhongjian is attempting to build justice by Choy Lee Fut and lion dance in his hometown. In Northern Xinjiang, an old saddler who once famous, Ahet, is sparing no effort to pay his two sons` debts. These two men who unrelated are facing increasingly similar situation.

Ahet's beloved nephew is dying from uremia and needs a kidney of his son to survive, but a family feud comes with it. The creditor never stop collecting debts, nephew`s health is getting worse, Ahet must to face all of these troubles. The other side, in Foshan, the idealist`s lion head has been broken to fragment. Huang`s girlfriend is predelivery, nevertheless, her father forbids her to marry this poor guy from backward mountain village. What`s worse, his unborn baby has been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect.