An elderly American old man accepts a young Chinese visiting scholar to live in his house. They argue for trifles, they fight for money, but they build up the friendship as time goes by. One day the scholar finishes his research then the old man suddenly realizes that he has already been embedded in his life.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Motion picture authorship; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Short films--Themes, motives; Friendship--Drama; Intercultural communication--Drama
Film and Animation (MFA)
Department, Program, or Center
School of Film and Animation (CAD)
Yao, Yuan, "My Guest From Afar" (2019). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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