Born in Shanxi province, China. He once was the scene designer of Taiyuan
Theatre Academy. Then he entered the art department in Beijing Normal
University. In June of 2003, he graduated from the Photography department in
Beijing Film Academy. His works were selected in 56th Locarno Film Festival of
Switzerland in 2003 and San Sebastian International Film Festival of Spain in
Nine years old boy Bi Lige found a ping-pong ball. He and his friends all
thought it as a luminous pearl. Realizing from the newly-bought TV set that
ping-pong ball is“national ball”, the kids decided to return the ball to the
But their leaving made Bi Lige’s mom so outrageous that she trampled on the
ball. Bi Lige is thus unwelcome among his friends for his inability to protect
the ball. One of his friends took the ball away secretly. At last, dad settled
the dispute by splitting the ball up. But that made neither of the kids happy.
Bi Lige got to the city for schooling. Unexpectedly, he has seen so many
ping-pong balls rolling around the room in the campus. At the scene, he could
not help but bursting into tears.