Company: Beijing Olympic City Development Association, CCTV Movie Channel, Beijing Universe Starlight Culture Media Co.,Ltd. Country: CHINA Section: SHORT MOVIES Discipline: Badminton Year: 2013 Director: Zhang Xinyuan Editiong: Jin Liangliang Photography: Liang Yong Producer: Wang Pingjiu, Su Zhihong Time: 13 min Projection: Thursday 5 December – 3:35 pm – Sala Expo
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Li Yongbo and Li Gen are father and son, but Li Yongbo is also the head coach of China’s national badminton team and Li Gen is a team player. Li Gen started playing badminton late, but the pressure was high. He was once caught in emotional trough, but he finally came out from it and bravely decided to be himself. The relationship between the national team’s head coach and the player went through many difficulties and trials while enabled them to gain a special kind of happiness as the father and the son. Family happiness is their motivation, while “Family Harmony” is also known in sports culture throughout the national badminton team.