Celluloid Dreams The Directors Label


Xiatao is living out her dreams at World Park, where visitors can see famous international monuments without ever leaving the Beijing suburbs. The pretty young dancer and her friends perform daily in lavish theme park shows among replicas of the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, St Mark’s Square, Big Ben and the Pyramids. Xiatao and security guard boyfriend Taisheng, moved together to the big city from the North. Now their relationship has reached a crossroads. Taisheng becomes attracted to Liao, a fashion designer and Xiatao’s fellow dancers are on sentimental journeys of their own. But, despite the fun and magic, even theme park microcosms are vulnerable to change.

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