30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Pluto Moment China 2018 | 110 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Zhang Ming

ZHANG MING (*1961) is one of the so-called 6th generation of Chinese film-makers. The Pluto Moment is his 9th film and had its premiere at Cannes in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs section.

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Instead of achieving enlightenment and universal truth, a bunch of townies mainly manage to discover how overburdened they are with the world. An off-the-road movie, in equal parts funny and philosophical. Zhun is a director living in Shanghai and married to a famous actress. But he escapes the glare of the spotlight and prefers to dedicate himself to his documentary film project about a traditional lament about the origins of the world. He and his small crew set out for the mountains of South-Western China. It's not long before they stray from the planned path for the first of many times and find themselves caught up in unfamiliar situations - also emotionally.
Original title: The Pluto Moment
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Chinese
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Zhang Ming
Screenplay: Zhang Ming, Gong Yuxi
Cast: Wang Zhun, Wang Xuebing, Ding Hongmin, Liu Dan
Producer: Shen Yang
Director of Photography: Li Jinyang
Music: Chen Guo
Production Design: Wang Daxiong
Editor: Li Jin
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Loco Films
Production: iQIYI Motion Pictures; Way Good Entertainment Co., Ltd.; Yung Park Culture Co., Ltd.
Contact: Hanna Constant, Loco Films:


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