Venice 2011 - Competition Surprise Film - Silver Lion
Tie knows in his heart that he must help find his younger brother's killer, despite his own problems. He has only recently come home penniless to the remote mountain community after years away working in the city. Although the police identified the murderer as ex-con Xiao from a neighboring village, they were not able to stop him from escaping. Searching for the murderer, Tie begins a journey which will unleash his long-suppressed inner pain and rage.