24.9. - 3.10.2020

She, a Chinese United Kingdom, China, France, Germany 2009 | 98 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Xiaolu Guo

Xiaolu Guo (*1973) won The Golden Leopard in Locarno with her first feature She, a Chinese (2009). Ufo in Her Eyes ist an adaption of her own novel of the same title.

Xiaolu Guo

Xiaolu Guo , born in 1973, director and writer. Her films include “The Concrete Revolution” (2004), “How is Your Fish Today” (2006) and “She, a Chinese” (2009).

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The young Chinese woman Mei is on a quest: to find herself, to find work, to find love, to find her place in life. First she travels to Chongqing, then to London, into the arms of old Mr Hunt. Ultimately she meets Rachid, a young man from India. But he returns to India and leaves her behind, pregnant. Xiaolu Guo:“The rhythm of the film has a rapid style. The open ending of the film presents an unknown future of the new China – risky, mysterious, and provocative.”


Orig. Title: She, a Chinese
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Mandarin, English
Director: Xiaolu Guo
Screenplay: Xiaolu Guo
Cast: Huang Lu, Zhang Lanli, Xiao Xianpeng, Li Jiyi
Producer: Natasha Dack
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: John Parish
Director of Photography: Zillah Bowes
Production Design:
Editor: Andrew Bird
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
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