Wang Guixiang and her husband are a migrant couple living in Beijing. Wang is eking out a career selling pirated DVDs when disaster strikes and police confiscate her DVD stocks, and her husband is arrested after getting into a fight over a mahjong game. Forced to return to Guizhou, she meets an old boyfriend, who suggests she take a job as a professional mourner. Surprisingly, Wang finds herself very good at her new job as a “cry woman” and soon discovers that her talents are very much in demand.
Directed by Bingjian Liu | Starring : Longjun Li, Qin Liao, Xingkun Wei, Ging Wen, Jiayue Zhu | Presented at Cannes Film Festival, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival