Plot: A 13 year-old girl living in a small village in northwest China has to struggle during summer vacation to earn her tuition (about three US dollars) for the upcoming school term. Will she raise the funds to make her wish come true? Based on a true story.
Overview: This is based on the real story of Ma Yan, a 13 year-old girl living in a small village in the Ningxia Region of northwest China. Being very poor, she has to struggle desperately during summer vacation by herself for the eduction fee, which is only about three US dollars. She starts her difficult but imaginative process of money-making with ten eggs. Ten eggs are turned into 3 Yuan, then 5 Yuan, and so on. Will she raise the funds to make her wish come true?
2 x CD
Directed: Gangliang Fang
Running Time: 87 mins.(approx.)
Subtitles: Simplyfied Chinese and English hardsub