The Wild Goose Lake

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    The Wild Goose Lake

    Nan Fang Che Zhan De Ju Hui

    Directed by

    China, France

    2019

    110 min

    • Mandarin

    Drama

    Toronto IFF - Contemporary World Cinema

    A gangster on the run — and seeking redemption — meets a woman who’ll risk everything to gain her own freedom.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Hu Ge
    Gwei Lun Mei
    Liao Fan
    Wan Qian
    Qi Dao
    Screenplay
    Diao Yinan
    Cinematography
    Dong Jinsong
    Editing
    Liu Qiang
    Music
    B6
    Production
    GREEN RAY FILMS
    Sales
    MEMENTO FILMS INTERNATIONAL
    Diao Yinan

    Diao Yinan

    China

    A graduate of the Central Academy of Drama (Beijing) in 1992, Diao has worked as a screenwriter with directors Shi Runjiu (in All the Way) and Zhang Yang (in Spicy Love Soup and Shower). Additionally, Diao has directed two films of his own, 2003's UNIFORM and 2007's NIGHT TRAIN, which premiered in the Un Certain Regard competition at the Cannes Film Festival. His film BLACK COAL, THIN ICE won the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. THE WILD GOOSE LAKE (2019) competed for the Palme d'Or at the 72nd Festival de Cannes and had its North-American premiere at Toronto IFF.

    Selected Filmography