The Calming

Ping Jing

 

China | 2020 | DCP | Color | 93 min | Song Fang

FRIDAY 2 | CINETECA NACIONAL SALA 3 | 17:00  HRS. | 99 MIN.

SATURDAY 3 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 5 | 17:30 HRS. | 99 MIN.

Director: Song Fang

Screenplay: Song Fang

Producer: Jia Zhang-ke, Steven Xiang
Cinematography: Lü Songye
Editing: Song Fang

Sound:  Zhang Yang

Production Company: Huanxi Media Group Limited, Fabula Entertainment, X Stream Pictures

Cast: Qi Xi, Ye Yuzhu, Song Dijin, Makiko Watanabe, Chen Yadi, He Pei

Synopsis:

Lin is a documentary director in her early thirties. After breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, she suffers an emotional crisis. She chooses to deal with it on her own, but still responds openly to the people she meets and the world around her. As time passes and life goes on, her emotional wounds start to heal.

Biography:

SONG Fang studied film direction at INSAS (Institut national supérieur des arts du spectacle et des techniques de diffusion) in Belgium, and went on to obtain a Master’s degree (also in direction) at Beijing Film Academy. In 2009 her short film Good-bye (Gao Bie) won Second Prize at Cinéfondation in Cannes Film Festival. In 2012 her debut feature Memories Look at Me won the Best First Feature Prize at Locarno International Film Festival. Later that year, the film also received the Special Jury Prize at Tokyo FILMEX and the Grand Prize at Brazil’s International Women Film Festival. It was invited to numerous international film festivals including those in New York, London, Busan and Rotterdam.

Festivals:

Semaine de la critique, Cannes –Compétition court métrage– 2019, France

70th Berlin Film Festival –Forum CICAE Art Cinema Award– 2020, Germany

68th San Sebastian Film Festival, 2020, Spain

58th New York Film Festival – Main Slate– 2020, USA

 

Contact: 

HUANXI MEDIA GROUP LIMITED

market@huanxi.com

 

Josie Chou 

josiechou@fabulaentertainment.com