North American premiere
Selection 2019

Modern Babel

Directed by Lin Zhao

China 2019 11 mins OV Chinese Subtitles : English

In a morning, an ordinary home in a noisy city, a housewife who is doing housework finds the refrigerator empty, so she drives to supermarket. To her surprise, the whole town’s people flock to the supermarket and get ready for shopping spree because there is a big promotion that day. The housewife can hardly compete with the over-excited people. She is pushed into a corner. Seeing the chaos from the corner, she is like being brainwashed. She gets up soon and joins the competition of snapping up.