19-year-old Lily returns to her seaside hometown Beihai, a city neighboring Vietnam. The unexpected sudden arrival of a level-eight typhoon named “Mountain Spirit” delays her departure from the village. Lily runs into her childhood classmate Howe, who is himself possessed by his own troubles. They travel into a mysterious mangrove forest. The typhoon ends, and a secret emerges…
Yan Zhou was born in Zhangjiakou, North China, and grew up in Suzhou, the South China. She received master degree from Beijing Film Academy and was a participant of the Berlinale Talent Campus 2007.
Father and Father – 2005
Cat Mountain – 2007
The Lost Land – 2011
Ba Bi Lun Shao Nian – 2012