Smell of Rain

Last Updated on 05 June 2018
smell of rain

Awards won:

  • Tous Les Cinema Du MondeCannes Film Festival 2006

A coming-of-age film that explores the bittersweet, heartbreaking, yet tender moments of a young man alone and lost, forever trapped in time. The smell of rain transports Xiao Qi back to his painful past. Together with a childhood best friend Kong Long, he creates a Utopia where the rest of the world is kept at bay. The arrival of a girl, Li Er, rudely disrupts the dynamics of their world, and he is forced to confront reality.

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Running time

93 minutes


DV Cam

Key cast

Nathaniel Ho, Trey Ho, Leah Low

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