One day, a Chinese international student, Zhou Yu, is considering his going home to China, since he doesn’t have a good life in America. That day, when Yu is in the supermarket shopping, he sees his ex-girl friend, Chen Xue. Xue is friendly and asks Yu to come to her home and she wants to treat Yu a bowl of noodles, which is her special treat that she made for Yu before. Yu struggles but finally he is moved by Xue’s great passion. When they arrived at Xue’s place, they start to eat and talk. Xue is curious about Yu’s life through these years. And Yu starts to talk about it. And he finally realizes that Xue is such an important person to him. In the end, Xue looks at Yu to leave, and Yu gradually walks further and further away.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Motion picture authorship; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Chinese students--United States--Drama; Man-woman relationships--Drama; Noodles--Social aspects--Drama

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Document Type


Student Type


Degree Name

Film and Animation (MFA)

Department, Program, or Center

School of Film and Animation (CAD)


Malcolm Spaull

Advisor/Committee Member

Cathleen Ashworth

Advisor/Committee Member

Frank Deese


RIT – Main Campus

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