The Flower’s Time

T​he female representative of the Chinese Fifth Generation filmmakers Liu Miaomiao joined B2B (“Back to Basics”)with her new piece 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑭𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓’𝒔 𝑻𝒊𝒎𝒆 which is now in Post-Production. The film is the fourth feature in the series of “B2B A Love Supreme” co-organized by The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and  Heaven Pictures Hong Kong.

SYNOPSIS

The film takes place in a small village in Ningxia, the largest Hui community in China and the alfalfa flowers here are in blossom. An out-of-town beekeeper Li tries to harvest the honey and builds his own bee yard in this rural area. He feels different about Mai, a resident girl who always removes grass nearby, but Li has his own secrets and Mai is engaged. With little boy Susu helping out, will they break the rules and stay in love?​

Genre: Fiction
Language: Mandarin
Length: TBD
Country: China
Film Status: to be completed in winter 2022

Director

Liu Miaomiao

born 1962 in Guyuan, Ningxia. She is an editor and director, the youngest member of the 1982 class of the Beijing Film Academy, commonly referred to as the Fifth Generation.

Selected Filmography

Red Flower and Green Leaves (2018)
The Mountain Have No Words (2005)
Family Problems (1996)
Chatterbox (1992)
The Boxer (1988)
Women on the Long March (1987)
Stories of the Voyage (1985)