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On The Rim Of The Sky

  • China, Germany / 2014 / 102min / DCP / Color
  • Original Title : Ming Tian Hui Geng Hao
  • Language : Mandarin
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Director : Xu Hongjie
  • Screenwriter : Xu Hongjie
  • Cinematographer : Mincheol Wang, Xu Hongjie, Cheng Jingbo, Cheng Bin
  • Editor : Rainer Nigrelli, Xu Hongjie
  • Cast : Shen Qijun, Bao Tangtao


Set in Gulu, an isolated mountaintop village in China’s Sichuan province, On the Rim of the Sky pitches a stubborn old-style teacher against a self-important and idealistic volunteer teacher dreamer as the pair wrestle for control over a village school.

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