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
    Sales
    NEW EUROPE FILM SALES
    Production
    WILD GRASS FILMS
    Qiu Yang

    Qiu Yang

    China

    Qiu grew up in Changzhou before studying painting and film in Australia. After winning the Short Film Palme d’Or in 2017 with A GENTLE NIGHT, he comes back to his hometown with SHE RUNS, awarded the Leitz Cine Discovery Prize during the 58th edition of La Semaine de la Critique. The story of a teenager who tries to find freedom within a suffocating sports hall.

    Selected Filmography