Hair Tie, Egg, Homework Books (2021)


Short Films Competition, China, Mandarin - 14 min


About the Film

As a model student, 5th grader Lin Yuqi is assigned to give a speech about her family at the parent’s meeting tonight. But after Lin finds out that she shares the same secret with a mischievous classmate who takes away her hair tie, she starts to have second thoughts.

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Luo Runxiao

Luo Runxiao is a Chinese director and screenwriter. Knowing early where his true passion lies, Runxiao began learning filmmaking on his own and shooting documentaries at the age of 16. His debut short film, Hair, Tie, Egg, Homework Books, had its world premiere at the 2021 Venice Film Festival. He is considered the youngest Chinese filmmaker in history to participate in this festival.


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