A ROADSIDE BANQUET
鸡毛掸子Directed by Peiqi Peng
Cast: Eon Song, Jizhong Zhang, Sarah Zhai
An American Film Institute Thesis film, A ROADSIDE BANQUET takes place one day in mid-2010s China, soon after the abolishment of the One Child Policy. 11-year-old Mai is attending her baby brother’s very first birthday party when she learns a crushing truth: her parents never really wanted a girl.
What’s worse — soon after learning the news, Mai starts turning into a feather duster.
Writer: Peiqi Peng
Producer: Ziqi Gao
Director of Photography: Tianyi Liu
Editor: Christine Ho
Production Designer: Ye ‘Yara’ Wang & Yijie ‘EJ’ Li
Composer: Siyi Chen & Yusi Liu
Sound Designer: Sam Fan
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