MANDARIN DIAMOND (DIAMANTE MANDARIN)

Argentina, Buenos Aires 2001. The country is suffering the worst economic disaster in its history. The Social Conflict grows. In a supermarket in the suburbs a Chinese family is watching the news of the looting being committed throughout the city on television. The father of the family decides to close the market. The days pass by and the family tries to keep their normal lives but the fear of outside lurking breaks in their family life, over and over. The attacks are on the rise, the looting is imminent and the family prepares for the defence.

IN COMPETITION for Best Narrative Short

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Juan Martín Hsu
PRODUCER: Germán Garrido
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Tebbe Schöningh
EDITORS: Alejandro Rath, Anita Remón
CAST: Elena He, Ignacio Huang, Weilin Zhang, Jasmine Lin

LENGTH: 17 min
LANGUAGE: Mandarin
COUNTRY: Argentina
GENRE: Short Narrative