International Competition

Haussmann in the Tropics

Lijie Tan

CN · 2017 · 34 min

Festival 2017

This story revolves around a city's most luxurious mansion near the sea. It is a glimpse of a specific class in China, a microcosm of the real environment, a developing city section. Young people can hardly afford to buy a house without the financial backing of their parents. At the same time, there are numbers of coveted locations vacant. The buildings themselves do not decay. However when weeds become the most active organisms in the vacant rooms, how does the unequal environment of human existence affect human beings?