A Gentle Night

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    A Gentle Night

    Xiao Cheng Er Yue

    Directed by

    China, France

    2017

    15 min

    • Mandarin

    Fiction

    In a nameless small Chinese city, a regular mother tries to find her missing daughter, in this gentle night.

    Awards

    • Palme d'Or for Short Film - Cannes IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Shuxian Li
    Screenplay
    Qiu Yang
    Cinematography
    Constanze Schmitt
    Editing
    Carlo Francisco Manatad
    Production
    WILD GRASS FILMS
    Sales
    NEW EUROPE FILM SALES
    Qiu Yang

    Qiu Yang

    China

    Qiu Yang (1989) was born and raised in Changzhou, China. In 2013, he was selected for the prestigious directing course at the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia, where he graduated. His short A GENTLE NIGHT was awarded Short Film Palme d'Or at 70th Festival de Cannes. UNDER THE SUN was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation Competition. He is now developing his first feature which was invited to Cinéfondation Residence and was awarded CNC Screenwriting Grant. His short film SHE RUNS is selected at the 58th Semaine de la Critique.

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