30.09. - 09.10.2021

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains China 2019 | 154 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Gu Xiaogang

GU XIAOGANG (*1988) studied costume design and marketing before he turned to film-making. His debut feature, the first part of a trilogy, got him an invitation to the 1919 La Semaine de la Critique at Cannes.

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A film like a river: three generations of a Chinese family drift through four eventful seasons Fuyang lies in a valley in eastern China and was once a refuge for artists, but is today under pressure to change. The spirit of awakening also reaches a family of gastronomers. The matriarch is in the autumn of her life, while her four sons attempt to achieve their own levels of prosperity. The generation of grandchildren, however, is trying to deal with their feelings of sexual awakening. In an impressive debut feature, Gu Xiaogang gives everyday life in China a visually powerful, yet light-footed elegance.

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Original title: Chun Jiang Shui Nuan
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Mandarin
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Gu Xiaogang
Screenplay: Gu Xiaogang
Cast: Qian Youfa, Sun Zhangjian, Wang Fengjuan, Sun Zhangwei, Zhang Renliang, Peng Luqi, Du Hongjun, Zhang Guoying, Du Hongjun, Zhuang Yi, Sun Zikang
Producer: Huang Xufeng, Song Jiafei, Suey Chen, Ning Xiaoxiao, Liang Ying, Zhang Qun
Director of Photography: Yu Ninghui, Deng Xu
Music: Dou Wei
Production Design: Zhou Xingyu
Editor: Liu Xinzhu
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Wild Bunch
Production: Factory Gate Films; Dadi Film; Qu Jing Pictures; Chu Xiao Films
Contact: Esther Devos, Wild Bunch:


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