A naked woman is found murdered in the Mongolian steppe. Overnight, a young and inexperienced policeman has to secure the crime scene. Since he is not familiar with the dangers on site, a local herder is sent to guard him and the body
Wang Quan'an (1965) is a Chinese director, born in Yan'an. He studied at the Beijing Film Academy. For ten years he had a relationship with actress and muse Yu Nan. In contrast to many of his contemporaries who focus on urban life, he chooses Chinese rural life, such as in 'Jingzhe' and 'Tuya's Marriage'. His films often feature female protagonists, including Yu Nan, who starred in four of his films.