Beijing's Slowest Elevator

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20080619

Penny Leicester's adaptation of a specially commissioned short story by Xiaolu Guo.

Zhang Yan has turned her back on her rural upbringing and is determined to make it in Beijing.

By night, she works in an upmarket karaoke bar, entertaining and sleeping with its successful businessmen clients.

When she meets an attractive young man, she hopes for escape.

Zhang Yan (Ai Lian)....Liz Sutherland

Li Xin....David Lee

Ma Yue San....Chike Chan

Father/Taxi Driver/Entrepeneur/Client 1....Richard Woo

Mother/Karaoke Girl 2....Su-lin Looi

Directed by Emma Harding.

20080619

Penny Leicester's adaptation of a specially commissioned short story by Xiaolu Guo.

Zhang Yan has turned her back on her rural upbringing and is determined to make it in Beijing.

By night, she works in an upmarket karaoke bar, entertaining and sleeping with its successful businessmen clients.

When she meets an attractive young man, she hopes for escape.

Zhang Yan (Ai Lian)....Liz Sutherland

Li Xin....David Lee

Ma Yue San....Chike Chan

Father/Taxi Driver/Entrepeneur/Client 1....Richard Woo

Mother/Karaoke Girl 2....Su-lin Looi

Directed by Emma Harding.