Jiage Tong is a female director and scriptwriter from China. She finished a literature degree in Shanghai Theater Academy, during this time, her working covers film, TV Shows and theater.
After she got into City College of New York, she concentrates on film making, hopes to bring a great film that can expose the human nature.
It took Jiage four years to finish SEVENTY. During this period, she went to villages of different styles to collect stories of various old people. She lived with them and many of them were nearly one hundred years old, she discovered that they especially wanted to have a great funeral. When describing the wish in relevant with death, each of them carried smiles and eagerness without any fear. She sincerely dedicate this film to those who are lonely and brave.