30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Cloud in her Room China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 min | OV with English subtitles | Black & White | FF 2020

Zheng Lu Xinyuan

Born in Hangzhou, ZHENG LU XINYUAN studied film production in Los Angeles. Her shorts have been shown at numerous international festivals. "The Cloud In Her Room" is her debut feature and won the main prize at the Rotterdam film festival.

rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let go. After a few years away, Muzi returns to the city of Hangzhou to celebrate the Chinese New Year with her family. Whilst there, she drifts from the deserted places of her past into those of the present which have been created without her. Muzi’s parents now have new flats, new relationships, new families. With impressive creativity and radical directness, director Zheng Lu Xinyuan finds myriad visual expressions for widely differing forms of limbo and transition, alienation and melancholy.
Original title: Ta Fang Jian Li De Yun
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Chinese, English
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
Screenplay: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
Cast: Jin Jing, Liu Dan, Chen Zhou, Ye Hongming, Dong Kangning, Liang Cuishan, Wang Ruiwen
Producer: Wang Zijian
Director of Photography: Matthias Delvaux
Music: Tseng Yun-Fang
Production Design: Sheng Chenchen
Editor: Liu Xinzhu, Zheng Lu Xinyuan
Sound: Li Dan-feng
Costume design: Chen Zhi
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Rediance
Production: Blackfin Production
Contact: Jing Xu, Rediance:


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