Before he became everyone’s ideal boyfriend because of the summer hit drama Go Go Squid, even before Tientsin Mystic grew a cult following in 2017, actor Li Xian had taken up his first starring role in the movie The Enigma of Arrival 抵达之谜 which was shot in 2015. Leave it to Li Xian to nail the bad boy look with his acquired buzz cut and intimidating glare.
Written and Directed by Song Wen, The Enigma of Arrival takes you down memory lane to how your teenage formative years may have felt – exciting, adventurous and potentially heartbreaking.
Starring Li Xian as Xiao Long, one of the foursome troublesome boys in one of his most relatable characters, yet. Together, he and his buddies take life by the reins as they explore the liberty that comes with being a youth. Their lives start to ultimately change after they meet Dong Dong, played by actress Gu Xuan.
When the girl suddenly goes missing, the strong bond between the group gets shattered. The trailer has a very raw and nostalgic tone to it that makes you go, “Fck, this movie is going to make me cry.”
The Enigma of Arrival has had screenings at the 23rd Busan International Film Festival, Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival and many other film festivals. It will hit the cinemas on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2020.
I’m excited to see this! Are you?