Richelle van Loon

Video- en Filmeditor


A 21-year-old Chinese girl Yanan comes to the Netherlands with her Dutch boyfriend Arnoud (27) for a holiday. After she finds out about her unintended pregnancy, Yanan wants to get married soon to avoid bringing more humiliation to herself and her family since premarital pregnancy is considered shameful in China. However, based on the Chinese tradition before the marriage, the groom’s family needs to give the bride’s family a sum of money as a “Bride Token”. This action unheard of and unacceptable to the Dutch family. With the baby growing bigger each day, what will the couple do? Will their love eventually survive?

Languages: Chinese, Dutch and English

Selected for the 16th edition of the Leiden International Film Festival (October 28 to November 7, 2021)

Directed by 

Xiaoyan Li

Produced by 

Adiel J. Eshkenaziproducer
Ruoyao Jane Yaoproducer (as Jane Yao)

Music by 

Rikard BorggÄrd
Fernan Mejuto

Cinematography by 

Joewi Verhoeven

Film Editing by 

Richelle van Loon
Yinong Xia

Casting By 

Sai Wang Lau

Makeup Department 

Aleid Vliegersmakeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Griffin Dettmerfirst assistant director

Sound Department 

Wouter Bessesound designer
Angelina de Braekeleersound designer
Zhe Dingsound designer
Vitalij Kuzkinsound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Yavuz Selim Islerfirst assistant camera
Yun Qianstill photographer

Editorial Department 

Weijie Tohtitle designer
Qianwei Tongcolorist

Additional Crew 

Issy Fordposter designer
Qianxi Luoposter designer

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