Dream On

A commercial short film co-presented by FIRST Film Festival and Vivo, revolves around the protagonist Zhuang Shu in director's previous TV mini-series "Why Try to Change Me Now", focusing on the northwestern small city of Qingcheng in the 1990s, telling the story of the unexpected encounter between two pairs of fathers and sons on the Spring Festival. This brief reunion made the children grow up a little. "Whether facing family responsibilities or facing the challenges of life, we are still led by the universal desire of 'dreaming'. Dreams are the instinct of existence and also guide us to our truest self." Director Zhang Dalei explained the meaning of the title.

  • Released: 2024-06-14
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Genre: Drama
  • Stars: Dong BaoShi
  • Director: Zhang Dalei