30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ballad from Tibet China 2017 | 100 min | OV with German voice over | Colour | FF 2017

Zhang Wei

ZHANG WEI (*1965) is actually a businessman. To live out his creativity, he also studied film direction at the film academy in Peking. Many of his award-winning films take as their subjects the losers in Chinese society.


rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 10
An odyssey based on true events: Thupten, Droma und Kalsang, three children from a Tibetan village, set out with their older companion Sonam for Shenzhen in Southern China. They're intending to perform as a band on TV. The special thing about their long and difficult journey is that none of them can see.  
Original title: Ballad from Tibet
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Chinese, Tibetan
Section: MICHEL
Language and subtitles: OV with German voice over
Director: Zhang Wei
Screenplay: Chu Zheng, Chen Ruirui, Nyida Tsering, Gregory Marquette, Song Qianyi, Zhao Xu, Qin Ying, Li Dan, Gao Yuanyuan, Zhang Wan, Wang Hailan
Cast: Lobsang Turpten, Yeshi Choedon, Karma Sangmo, Pama Gumi, Sonam Wangdu, Huang Hao
Producer: Zhang Wei
Director of Photography: Tang Zhongcai, Hou Peng, Ju Wenyan
Music: Peter Golub
Production Design: Zhao Yu
Editor: Wu Yixiang, Ethan Maniquis, Manuel De Sousa
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: ShenZhen HuaHao Film & Media Co., Ltd.
Contact: Jindra Span, Offbeat cinema:


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