*2012 International Film Festival of Rotterdam - Official Selection for Tiger Competition
*2011 Busan International Film Festival - Official Selection for New Currents Competition
*2011 Vancouver International Film Festival - Dragons and Tigers Section
*2011 International FIlm Festival of India, GOA - Cinema of the World
*2012 Göteborg International Film Festival
*2012 Hong Kong International Film Festival
*2011 Taipei Golden Horse International Film Festival
*2012 San Francisco Asian American Film Festival
*2012 Terracotta Far East Film Festival
*2012 Los Angeles Film Festival
*2012 New Taipei City Film Festival, Focus director
*2012 Taipei Film Festival, Taipei's Movie Award
For decades, Burma holds its first presidential election. Many of the Burmese living in foreign lands believe that changes will happen soon and it will move towards prosperity. So Xing-hong and Rong decide to return home. However, just a few days before departure, during an overtime shift, Rong has an accident. With Rong's ashes, Xing-hong returns home alone.
When Xing-hong arrives home, he finds out that his brother De is about to go to Malaysia to work. Many young people want to leave Burma, but Xing-hong has always wanted to stay in his hometown to do business. He begins asking around for possible business opportunities, but yet cannot decide which business to engage into.
To Xing-hong, Burma seems unfamiliar and distant, because he has left Burma for too long. Consequently, at his own hometown or on a foreign soil, he always feels estranged as if abandoned by time and space.
On a blackout night, the smuggling bazaar by the border between Burma and China, the motorcycles roaring into the faint daylight!
Through the protagonist Xing-hong, we witness the changes Burma is going through and the true state of existence of its people.
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