Awakening Spring


Multiple award winner at China’s Pingyao IFF.
Directorial debut by Chinese scriptwriter and director Wang Mu.
High audience score of 7.3 on Douban.

Two lovers who are stranded mentally, attempt to find redemption in each other and lift themselves out of the mire of life. Their love is discreet, chained but warm, through which they weave freedom into the future. Will they break the bleak mist of reality and overcome the suffering they endured for so long? Let the sun of the awakening spring shine on the lovers.

DirectorWang Mu
CastWang Ziwen, Yin Fang, Yong Mei, White K
Runtime105 mins
Theatrical Release26 May 2023
Available1 Feb 2024
TerritoriesWorldwide ex China