Project Description

Length: 12mins 53sec
Director: Janne Häkkinen

Shanshan spends her summer vacations off university working her parents’ restaurant up on the steep slopes of Lanshan, located in Chengguan district of Lanzhou.

We follow Shanshan from early morning until the late evening, cleaning tables, serving customers and helping the other family members working at the restaurant. During the hectic day we have chance to chat up Shanshan about the relationship with her mother and her future plans, dreams and fears.