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43rd edition
19>28 november 2021, Nantes
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A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces

by ZHU Shengze

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Born in Wuhan, Shengze Zhu (Present.Perfect, 2019 Official Selection) had set out to make a documentary about changes in the city, draw up a sort of methodical and patient inventory of how its landscape is being re-composed on either side of the Blue River’s imperial and imperturbable course. Yet, the pandemic – with its epicentre in the city – injected another reality into the original plans. Opening out onto urban spaces where life seems to have come to a standstill, pre-lockdown images give fresh momentum to a film whose scales reflect the distances separating the filmmaker and Wuhan, and invent a touching connectedness with its inhabitants. JB

  • Titre français
    A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces
  • Titre international
    A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces
  • Photo
    Shengze ZHU, Zhengfan YANG
  • Montage
    Shengze ZHU
  • Production
    Burn The Film Production House
  • Ventes internationales
    Pascale Ramonda : pascale@pascaleramonda.com
  • Support de projection
    DCP
  • Sous-titrage
    VOSTF

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