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5th GPIFF Official Selection


The Story of 90 Coins

Michael Wong

How much is a promise worth these days? A story about promise, misunderstanding and regret, The Story of 90 Coins unfolds through a special promise of love and happiness made by one male passionate lover to a seemingly reluctant girl. Ninety coins symbolize ninety days the guy gives himself to convince the girl to marry him by showing her his true color and prove his intentions. Everything seems to go quite well as the two, in fact, fall in love. But time passes and the romance bubble deflates as reality breaks in with its daily routine, ambiguity, and incomprehension. Will they be able to overcome this critical passage or will they put an end to what it started so pure and beautiful?

CHINA, 2015
9 minutes


Michael Wong

Michael Wong is a China-based independent film director/writer of Malaysia origin. With more than a decade of work experience as an agency art director and creative director, Wong went on to explore the filmmaking world by working for world-class brands including Lenovo, Mercedes-Benz, Citroën, IDO Jewelry, Johnson & Johnson, Foton Daimler, Samsung, and Mengniu. The Story of 90 Coins is his directorial debut short film, which has garnered awards from multiple international film festivals.

Production Company:
E&T Films

Liu Yunsong

Bai Xuedan

Jian Liwei

An Wei

Han Dongjun
Zhuang Zhiqi
Jose Acosta