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April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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a lian in einem hotelzimmer
Short Film, CN/AT 2009, 6 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2010

Director: Bo Chen
Script: Chen Bo
Cast: Hu Gengliang Yi Jian Xu Jinwei Yi Xiu Xu Simon
Camera: Chen Bo
Editor: Chen Bo
Producers: Chen Bo


It starts with a man and a woman. He wants her to hit him in the face. She is a prostitute, and is used to doing the things she is paid to do. She does it. In the hotel room, everything runs by the clock – whoever pays, buys time, buys company. Time is counting down. Everyday work. No surprises. Uncertain reality is waiting outside the room, the “timeless” life.