30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Piano in a Factory China 2010 | 105 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Zhang Meng

Zhang Meng (*1975) trained in the theatre in Beijing before writing screenplays for several years. His international breakthrough as a director came with The Piano in a Factory (FilmFest Hamburg 2011). Uncle Victory is his third feature film.

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Chen's estranged wife suddenly reappears, demanding a divorce and custody of their daughter. Unable to choose between her mother and her father, the music-loving daughter decides to live with whichever parent can secure her a piano. Desperate to keep his daugher, Chen tries borrowing money and even attempts to steal a piano. Finally, he decides to build the piano from scratch. Meanwhile, Chen's wife fights for legal custody of their daughter in the courts.

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Original title: Gang de qin
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Chinese
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Zhang Meng
Screenplay: Zhang Meng
Cast: Wang Qian-yuan, Qin Hai-lu, Jang Shin-yeong
Producer: Jessica Kam-Engle, Choi Gwang-suk
Director of Photography: Shu Chou
Music: 17 Hippies
Production Design: Rick Wang, Zhang Yi
Editor: Gao Bo, Lu Yun
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Golden Network Asia Ltd. | Unit 1508, Nanyang Plaza, 57 Hung To Road | 00000 Kwun Tong | Hong Kong | Phone: +86 2751 1886 | Email:
Production: Perfect World Pictures Co., Ltd.; Dalian Hung Yuan Film & TV Co., Ltd.; Liao Nin


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