Here, Then


Chinese Title Ci chu yu bi chu
here then here then here then

Director Mao Ma

Year 2012

Length 86′

ScreenplayYue Ding, Mao Mao

Producer Yue Ding, Chen Zheng

Cinematography Aiguo Liu

Production designer Liu Chang, Zhai Chenglei

Sound Yang Zhang

Music Yang Zhang

Editing Bu Yang, Feng Zhangshun

Cast Huang Tang Yijia, Li Ziqian, Wang Yizheng, Li Wensi, Cai Jiqiu, Yan Jianguo, Zhao Wei, Tian Xiaoyu, Yue Ding, Zhou Li

Language Chinese Mandarin

Subtitle Chinese & English

Genre Fiction



An alluringly low-key and enigmatic portrayal of the alienation, disillusionment and loss of direction that have become widespread among young people in contemporary China. Filmed in elegant and absorbing long takes, the film interweaves the lives of several rootless people who become linked with one another by chance, by their sexual obsessions, and by the loss of a mobile phone…

Edinburgh International Film Festival /

Winner: Best Film in the International Feature Competition

Asiatica Film Festival, Rome / Winner: Best Asian Feature Film


Bio-filmography of Director

Mao Mao was born in 1975. he graduated from the performance Institue of Beijing Film Academy in 2000.

Director’s Statement