JUEVES 23 | CINEMEX CASA DE ARTE-REFORMA – SALA 4 | 19:00 HR. | 2 HR. 32 MIN.
DOMINGO 26 | CINETECA NACIONAL – SALA 10 | 18:45 HR. | 2 HR. 32 MIN.
China-France-Hong Kong | 2016 | DCP | Color | 152minDirector: Wang Bing.
Script: Wang Bing.
Producers: Sonia Buchman, Nicholas R de la Mothe, Vincent Wang, Mao Hui with Wang Jia, Wang Yang, Liang Ying, Wang Di
Cinematography: Madea Yoshitaka, Liu Xianhui, Shan Xiaohui, Song Yang, Wang Bing
Sound: Emmanuel Soland
Editing: Dominique Auvray, Wang Bing
Cast: Ling Ling.
Production Companies: Chinese Shadows, Gladys Glover , House on Fire .
Born in Xi, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, TIEXI QU, a documentary work of more than 9 hours, encountered a great success internationally. Besides feature documentary, he is also active in video installation, directed several fictions and started a noteworthy work in photography. His work has been selected in many film festivals. Acclaimed by critics and recognized as one of the most important Chinese artists and film directors of his time, he also is being honored by retrospectives of his work in major museum, as recently in Centre Pompidou.
In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they find there is little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations. Xiao Min, Ling Ling and Lao Yeh are some of the characters of this bitter chronicle of todays China.
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rio International Film Festival, Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Seoul Independent Film Festival, Las Palmas De Gran Canaria International Film Festival 2017