One day, simple countrywoman Kwok Yun sees a UFO – a giant glowing thing in the shape of a dumpling! Later that same day, she also helps a snake-bitten American, who disappears as mysteriously as the UFO. The ambitious village leader Chief Chang uses Kwok Yun’s unexpected events for political gain. She stimulates tourism with UFO tours and gets the local economy roaring with progress. But Kwok Yun’s heart is whispering that she’s destined for more than the government’s power-hungry plans…
Xiaolu Guo (*1973) won The Golden Leopard in Locarno with her first feature She, a Chinese (2009). Ufo in Her Eyes ist an adaption of her own novel of the same title.
Ufo in Her Eyes
Shi Ke, Udo Kier, Mandy Zhang, Y. Peng Liu
Jeannette Würl (NDR), Andreas Schreitmüller (Arte)