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lè yuán shì jiǎng shù le yī gè nán zhǔ jiǎo jiào zhāng xiǎo yú
乐园讲述一个男主角小鱼
Fish Park is about a man named Zhang Xiaoyu
duō suì zhè gè nián líng duàn
30多岁这个年龄段
He is in his 30s
shì yī gè chāi qiān gōng sī de zhí yuán
一个拆迁公司职员
And he works for a demolition company
cóng xiǎo fù mǔ bù zài shēn biān
从小父母不在身边
His parents weren’t around when he grew up
méi shì bié wǎng zhè pǎo le a nǐ men
没事妳们
“Don’t you come here all the time”
wǎng zhè pǎo wǎng pǎo a dà jiě
大姐
“Then you tell me where I can go”
zhè bù shì méi tán hǎo ma zán men
不是咱们
“We not yet have a deal, do we?”
gēn zhù yī gè shū shū de yī bǎ shǒu
一个叔叔一把手
He works as an assistant
gěi gàn zhù lǐ
助理
For a man of his uncle
shuō lái běi jīng gàn ma lái le
北京干嘛
“I mean why did you come to Beijing”
yǒu yī gè hǎo yǒu jiào lǐ hǎi fēng
一个好友李海峰
He has a good friend Li Haifeng
lǐ hǎi fēng dài zhù de nǚ péng yǒu yàn yàn lái dào běi jīng
李海峰女朋友燕燕来到北京
Li Haifeng brings his girlfriend Yanyan to Beijing
zhù zài xiǎo yú de jiā lǐ miàn
小鱼里面
And they both live at Xiaoyu’s place
yàn yàn fā shēng le zhè zhǒng xìng ài guān xì
燕燕发生这种性爱关系
He and Yanyan has intercourse
dàn shì yàn yàn zhǐ shì xiǎng lì yòng xiǎo yú de běi jīng hù kǒu zhè céng guān xì
但是燕燕只是利用小鱼北京户口关系
But Yantan only does it for Xiaoyu’s Beijing Hukou
liú zài běi jīng
留在北京
She wants to survive in Beijing
zhāng xiǎo yú de gōng zuò běn shēn jiù shì yóu shǒu hǎo xián
小鱼工作本身就是游手好闲
Zhang Xiaoyu’s work is mostly idling about
ér qiě shì shēng huó zài piàn chāi qiān de qū yù
而且生活拆迁区域
And living in a demolition area
jīng cháng dào xiǎo mài bù
经常小卖部
He often goes to the convenience store in the neighborhood
xiǎo mài bù duì lái shuō
小卖部来说
For him
shì yī gè wēn nuǎn de wēn xīn de chǎng suǒ
一个温暖温馨场所
The convenience store is warm and sweet
suǒ yǐ yǒu zhǔ dòng de xiǎng gēn xiǎo mài bù de lǎo bǎn niáng jìn xíng jiāo liú
所以主动小卖部老板娘进行交流
So he wants to talk to the owner of the store
xiàn zài xiǎng zhè pāi chū lái
现在拍出来
“Now he wants to shoot this”
zhè suì shù hái néng pāi xì
岁数拍戏
“At my age?”
zhè suì shù niú a
岁数
“What’s with your age?”
jiào chái xiǎo yǔ
小雨
My name is Chai Xiaoyu
xiǎo yú zhè gè míng zì jiù shì xiǎo yǔ de xié yīn
小鱼这个名字就是小雨谐音
The character Xiaoyu in the film is a synonym of my name
dà bù fēn qíng jié dōu shì zhēn shí fā shēng guò de
大部分情节真实发生
Most of the story actually happened
qí shí yī zhí xiǎng zuò yī gè běi jīng nán hái de gù shì
其实一直一个北京男孩故事
I’ve always wanted to tell the story of a Beijing boy
liú wén huì
“Liu Wenhui”
hòu tiān yǒu shì ma
后天有事吗
“Do you have plans the day after tomorrow”
méi shì
没事
“Nope”
méi shì kàn qiú bei
没事
“Then let’s go watch ball game”
dà bù fēn dōu shì zài hú tóng pāi de
大部分胡同
Most of the scenes are in Hutongs
yīn wèi yé yé jiā jiù zài hú tóng
因为爷爷胡同
My grandfather’s home is in a Hutong
páng biān yǒu xī dān
旁边西单
Next to Xidan
nà biān jiù shì dōng dān chóng wén mén
那边就是东单崇文门
Dongdan and Chongwenmen
cóng yī gè hěn zào luàn rén liú yǒng dòng de zhè zhǒng de fāng
一个人流涌动这种地方
Entering a quiet community
tū rán jìn dào yī gè hěn ān jìng hěn níng jìng de xiǎo qū
突然一个安静宁静小区
From the bustling streets
qíng xù kě néng dōu huì yǒu yī xiē biàn huà
情绪可能一些变化
May cause some emotional transformation
jiù xiǎng qíng gǎn róng zài yī qǐ
情感一起
I want to mix up feelings
hái yǒu duì lǎo fáng zi duì yú chéng shì de zhè zhǒng qíng gǎn
还有老房子对于城市这种情感
Your feelings for old houses, for the city
chú le yàn yàn zhè gè yǎn yuán yǐ wài
除了燕燕这个演员以外
Except for the actress playing Yanyan
suǒ yǒu rén dōu shì rén yǎn yuán
所有人演员
The entire crew are amateurs
xiǎo yú de shū shū xiàn shí zhōng shì lǎo pó
小鱼叔叔现实老婆
Xiaoyu’s uncle is my father-in-law
zhàng rén
丈人
My wife’s father
dà jiā dōu shì bù yào qián de
大家不要
I don’t pay them
jiù gēn yī kuài wán ér yī yàng
一块玩儿一样
We are just enjoying making something together
tū rán kě néng jué dé jīn ér tiān bù cuò
突然可能觉得今儿不错
Today is a fine day maybe
wǒ men zài chū lái pāi
我们出来
And we shoot some scenes
suǒ yǐ yī zhí dōu zài pāi
所以一直
So it lasted quite some time
dào jīn nián nián chū hái le yī chǎng
今年年初一场
And one scene was shot at the beginning of this year
duì diàn yǐng gǎn xìng qù
电影感兴趣
My interest in film
cóng dà xué de shí hòu ba
大学时候
Could date back to my college years
nǐ huì mǎi rán hòu pāi pāi
妳会dv然后
I bought a DV and took it everywhere
pāi zhī qián huì yǒu zhù zhòng de kàn jǐ gè
之前重地几个
Before I shot I would select some films and study them
bǐ rú shuō ā fāng suǒ de mā mā yī yàng
比如说阿方索妈妈一样
Such as “Y Tu Mamá También” by Alfonso Cuarón
ā dài ěr de xìng fú shēng huó
幸福生活
“La vie d'Adèle”
gē dá ěr de liǎng gè piàn zi
戈达尔两个片子
Or something directed by Jean-Luc Godard
dà jiā dōu shuō zhè piàn zi hǎo
大家片子
People reviewed highly about my film
què shí méi xiǎng dào
确实没想到
I didn’t quite expect that
jiù shì hěn ràng rén jué dé
就是觉得
I just don’t want people to think
běi jīng zhè me bù hǎo
北京这么不好
That Beijing is a terrible place
hùn luàn mí shī tè bié zàng
混乱迷失特别
Chaotic, lost and filthy
qí shí běi jīng de shēng huó hái shì tǐng měi hǎo de
其实北京生活还是美好
Life in Beijing is actually lovely
bāo kuò lǐ miàn hěn duō shēng huó qì xī de zhǎn xiàn
包括里面很多生活气息展现
I included scenes showing real life in the film
dōu shì lǐ miàn yīn wèi rén duō rén liú duō
都市里面因为人流
In a city, as a result of the giant population
yǒu yī xiē fù miàn de dōng xī
一些负面东西
Bad things are unavoidable
dàn shì xìng fú gǎn hái shì cún zài de
但是幸福感还是存在
But happiness always stick around
qí shí xiàng yī gè lè yuán zhè yàng
其实一个乐园这样
It’s just like a park
qí shí dōu shì xuǎn zé zì jǐ xiǎng yào de shēng huó
其实选择自己想要生活
You live what you choose to live
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The Dark Horse of 2019 Domestic Films

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lè yuán shì jiǎng shù le yī gè nán zhǔ jiǎo jiào zhāng xiǎo yú

乐园讲述一个男主角小鱼

Fish Park is about a man named Zhang Xiaoyu

duō suì zhè gè nián líng duàn

30多岁这个年龄段

He is in his 30s

shì yī gè chāi qiān gōng sī de zhí yuán

一个拆迁公司职员

And he works for a demolition company

cóng xiǎo fù mǔ bù zài shēn biān

从小父母不在身边

His parents weren’t around when he grew up

méi shì bié wǎng zhè pǎo le a nǐ men

没事妳们

“Don’t you come here all the time”

wǎng zhè pǎo wǎng pǎo a dà jiě

大姐

“Then you tell me where I can go”

zhè bù shì méi tán hǎo ma zán men

不是咱们

“We not yet have a deal, do we?”

gēn zhù yī gè shū shū de yī bǎ shǒu

一个叔叔一把手

He works as an assistant

gěi gàn zhù lǐ

助理

For a man of his uncle

shuō lái běi jīng gàn ma lái le

北京干嘛

“I mean why did you come to Beijing”

yǒu yī gè hǎo yǒu jiào lǐ hǎi fēng

一个好友李海峰

He has a good friend Li Haifeng

lǐ hǎi fēng dài zhù de nǚ péng yǒu yàn yàn lái dào běi jīng

李海峰女朋友燕燕来到北京

Li Haifeng brings his girlfriend Yanyan to Beijing

zhù zài xiǎo yú de jiā lǐ miàn

小鱼里面

And they both live at Xiaoyu’s place

yàn yàn fā shēng le zhè zhǒng xìng ài guān xì

燕燕发生这种性爱关系

He and Yanyan has intercourse

dàn shì yàn yàn zhǐ shì xiǎng lì yòng xiǎo yú de běi jīng hù kǒu zhè céng guān xì

但是燕燕只是利用小鱼北京户口关系

But Yantan only does it for Xiaoyu’s Beijing Hukou

liú zài běi jīng

留在北京

She wants to survive in Beijing

zhāng xiǎo yú de gōng zuò běn shēn jiù shì yóu shǒu hǎo xián

小鱼工作本身就是游手好闲

Zhang Xiaoyu’s work is mostly idling about

ér qiě shì shēng huó zài piàn chāi qiān de qū yù

而且生活拆迁区域

And living in a demolition area

jīng cháng dào xiǎo mài bù

经常小卖部

He often goes to the convenience store in the neighborhood

xiǎo mài bù duì lái shuō

小卖部来说

For him

shì yī gè wēn nuǎn de wēn xīn de chǎng suǒ

一个温暖温馨场所

The convenience store is warm and sweet

suǒ yǐ yǒu zhǔ dòng de xiǎng gēn xiǎo mài bù de lǎo bǎn niáng jìn xíng jiāo liú

所以主动小卖部老板娘进行交流

So he wants to talk to the owner of the store

xiàn zài xiǎng zhè pāi chū lái

现在拍出来

“Now he wants to shoot this”

zhè suì shù hái néng pāi xì

岁数拍戏

“At my age?”

zhè suì shù niú a

岁数

“What’s with your age?”

jiào chái xiǎo yǔ

小雨

My name is Chai Xiaoyu

xiǎo yú zhè gè míng zì jiù shì xiǎo yǔ de xié yīn

小鱼这个名字就是小雨谐音

The character Xiaoyu in the film is a synonym of my name

dà bù fēn qíng jié dōu shì zhēn shí fā shēng guò de

大部分情节真实发生

Most of the story actually happened

qí shí yī zhí xiǎng zuò yī gè běi jīng nán hái de gù shì

其实一直一个北京男孩故事

I’ve always wanted to tell the story of a Beijing boy

liú wén huì

“Liu Wenhui”

hòu tiān yǒu shì ma

后天有事吗

“Do you have plans the day after tomorrow”

méi shì

没事

“Nope”

méi shì kàn qiú bei

没事

“Then let’s go watch ball game”

dà bù fēn dōu shì zài hú tóng pāi de

大部分胡同

Most of the scenes are in Hutongs

yīn wèi yé yé jiā jiù zài hú tóng

因为爷爷胡同

My grandfather’s home is in a Hutong

páng biān yǒu xī dān

旁边西单

Next to Xidan

nà biān jiù shì dōng dān chóng wén mén

那边就是东单崇文门

Dongdan and Chongwenmen

cóng yī gè hěn zào luàn rén liú yǒng dòng de zhè zhǒng de fāng

一个人流涌动这种地方

Entering a quiet community

tū rán jìn dào yī gè hěn ān jìng hěn níng jìng de xiǎo qū

突然一个安静宁静小区

From the bustling streets

qíng xù kě néng dōu huì yǒu yī xiē biàn huà

情绪可能一些变化

May cause some emotional transformation

jiù xiǎng qíng gǎn róng zài yī qǐ

情感一起

I want to mix up feelings

hái yǒu duì lǎo fáng zi duì yú chéng shì de zhè zhǒng qíng gǎn

还有老房子对于城市这种情感

Your feelings for old houses, for the city

chú le yàn yàn zhè gè yǎn yuán yǐ wài

除了燕燕这个演员以外

Except for the actress playing Yanyan

suǒ yǒu rén dōu shì rén yǎn yuán

所有人演员

The entire crew are amateurs

xiǎo yú de shū shū xiàn shí zhōng shì lǎo pó

小鱼叔叔现实老婆

Xiaoyu’s uncle is my father-in-law

zhàng rén

丈人

My wife’s father

dà jiā dōu shì bù yào qián de

大家不要

I don’t pay them

jiù gēn yī kuài wán ér yī yàng

一块玩儿一样

We are just enjoying making something together

tū rán kě néng jué dé jīn ér tiān bù cuò

突然可能觉得今儿不错

Today is a fine day maybe

wǒ men zài chū lái pāi

我们出来

And we shoot some scenes

suǒ yǐ yī zhí dōu zài pāi

所以一直

So it lasted quite some time

dào jīn nián nián chū hái le yī chǎng

今年年初一场

And one scene was shot at the beginning of this year

duì diàn yǐng gǎn xìng qù

电影感兴趣

My interest in film

cóng dà xué de shí hòu ba

大学时候

Could date back to my college years

nǐ huì mǎi rán hòu pāi pāi

妳会dv然后

I bought a DV and took it everywhere

pāi zhī qián huì yǒu zhù zhòng de kàn jǐ gè

之前重地几个

Before I shot I would select some films and study them

bǐ rú shuō ā fāng suǒ de mā mā yī yàng

比如说阿方索妈妈一样

Such as “Y Tu Mamá También” by Alfonso Cuarón

ā dài ěr de xìng fú shēng huó

幸福生活

“La vie d'Adèle”

gē dá ěr de liǎng gè piàn zi

戈达尔两个片子

Or something directed by Jean-Luc Godard

dà jiā dōu shuō zhè piàn zi hǎo

大家片子

People reviewed highly about my film

què shí méi xiǎng dào

确实没想到

I didn’t quite expect that

jiù shì hěn ràng rén jué dé

就是觉得

I just don’t want people to think

běi jīng zhè me bù hǎo

北京这么不好

That Beijing is a terrible place

hùn luàn mí shī tè bié zàng

混乱迷失特别

Chaotic, lost and filthy

qí shí běi jīng de shēng huó hái shì tǐng měi hǎo de

其实北京生活还是美好

Life in Beijing is actually lovely

bāo kuò lǐ miàn hěn duō shēng huó qì xī de zhǎn xiàn

包括里面很多生活气息展现

I included scenes showing real life in the film

dōu shì lǐ miàn yīn wèi rén duō rén liú duō

都市里面因为人流

In a city, as a result of the giant population

yǒu yī xiē fù miàn de dōng xī

一些负面东西

Bad things are unavoidable

dàn shì xìng fú gǎn hái shì cún zài de

但是幸福感还是存在

But happiness always stick around

qí shí xiàng yī gè lè yuán zhè yàng

其实一个乐园这样

It’s just like a park

qí shí dōu shì xuǎn zé zì jǐ xiǎng yào de shēng huó

其实选择自己想要生活

You live what you choose to live

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