Scene taken from ‘Xiao’s long march’, a documentary by Wy Gong. If you are interested in the full high resolution version, please visit:
China has a standing army of more than one million men. For eighteen year old Xioa Zhenning, a poor boy from provincial who is unemployed and fed up with life in his perents’ two room appartment, the red army is place of last resort. Director Wu Gong dog’s Xiao’s footsteps during his three-month basic training.