Return to Dust

MENA premiere (Middle East and North Africa)

China | Chinese | Color | 133 m
Subtitles: English, Arabic

Humble, unassuming Ma and timid Cao have been cast off by their families and forced into an arranged marriage. They have to combine their strength and build a home to survive. 


Li Ruijun

Bio: He began studying painting and music at the age of 14. In 2003, he graduated from the Management Institute of the China National Ministry of Radio, Film and Television. His films have been selected for festivals including Venice, Cannes and Tokyo. RIVER ROAD screened in the Generation section of the Berlinale in 2015. His latest RETURN TO DUST was premiered in the official competiton of the same festival.