30.09. - 09.10.2021

Bike and Old Electric Piano China 2014 | 174 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Pan Shao

Shao Pan (*1981) completed his studies at Nanjing University of the Arts in 2004. He made the short films Come Back (2006) and Duck Wings (2007). Bike and Old Electronic Piano is his first full-length film.

rated for 0 + years
An old electric piano witnesses a meeting between two extraordinary people: Zhang Yishu grew up in Taiwan, but moved to China in the 1980s with his father. Once there, he had to get used to the Communist system which was particularly difficult after his father died. He became increasingly withdrawn and started teaching himself various musical instruments. At some point he encountered Zhang Pengcheng, an oddball on a bike, and gave him a electric piano. Director Shao Pao accompanies the two outsiders on their journey through a world that doesn't understand them. A modern documentary fairy tale about loneliness and friendship, norms and niches.

This film is part of the special series "Chinese Independent Cinema".


Original title: Bike Yu Jiu Dian Gang
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Chinese
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Pan Shao
Screenplay: God
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Music: Zhang Yisu ,Zhang Pengcheng
Production Design: Ruo Yu
Editor: Meng Yuan
Sound: 0
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