This experimental micro-documentary explores surprising differences and similarities, resulting from a match-mismatch between Western and Asian. The melting pot for the Chinese and European world.
Por un puñado de yuanes (For a handful of yuans), is a journey to the heart of Shanghai to discover the mysteries of illegal peddling of Chinese erotic film, a critique about sexual repression of the population and child prostitution. It's about hypocrisy, western tourist consumerist obsession and its passion for the "give me two."
It is a confrontation between two radically different ways of understanding life and eroticism through a surreal give and take of money. A delirious and surreal journey of a western grilled (yes, folks, yours truly!) Breaking through the wall of Chinese faces to find the Holy Grail of Chinese erotica, dvd's in-between...