Film The Fading Village / Chun qu dong lai Add to your ''My films'' list

China
2019, 172 min

Section: Documentary Films - Competition

  3C4 Sunday 30/6 18:30 Čas Cinema
  4K3 Monday 1/7 13:00 Drahomíra Cinema
  652 Wednesday 3/7 11:30 Cinema B

Unlike the other young people in their forlorn mountain village, Hou Junli has remained with his family instead of leaving for the city. The dilapidated houses continue to resist the snow and rain, but how long will this place exist if there is nobody left to carry on local work and traditions? A long-term observational documentary about a difficult life and the love of one’s native soil.


Synopsis

Unlike the other young people, Hou Junli has not left for the city but has remained with his family in their forlorn mountain village. Just as elsewhere in the country, members of the younger generation living in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi must leave their homes because traditional work can no longer provide them a sustainable wage. The dilapidated houses continue to resist the snow and rain, but how long can the village survive if all family ties have been severed? This long-term observational documentary presents an engaging and comprehensive look at one year in the life of humble people who love their birthplace despite its harsh realities.

Sandra Hezinová

About the director

Liu Feifang. (b. 1981, Yuanping City, Shanxi Province, China). Filmography: Pink Flowers (2008, short), Big Names (2010, short), The Fading Village (2019)

Contacts

Shanghai Haojin Film Center
1800, Panyuan Road, Changxing Town, Chongming District, , Shanghai
China
Tel: + 86 177 173 934 42
E-mail: 17717393442@163.com

Publicity contact

Brigitta Portier


Tel: +32 477 982 584
E-mail: brigittaportier@alibicommunications.be

Press kit



About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Documentary Films - Competition
   
Director: Liu Feifang
Screenplay: Liu Feifang, Miao Ruwen
Dir. of Photography: Liu Feifang, Cheng Chia-ming
Music: Roc Chen
Editor: Guo Hengqi
Producer: Liu Feifang
Production: Shanghai Haojin Film Center
Coproduction: Shanghai Yingrun Culture Media Co., Ltd
Contact: Shanghai Haojin Film Center, Brigitta Portier

Guests

Liu Feifang

Film Director

Gu Yijing

Producer, Cinema Representative


Brigitta Portier

Publicist

YouTube

© 2019 Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary: festival@kviff.com +420 221 411 011 All contacts

HistoryHistory GalleryGallery
Passes, tickets, reservationsPasses, tickets, reservations Festival DailyFestival Daily
HistoryHistory ContactsContacts
Archive of filmsArchive of films KVIFF TalksKVIFF Talks
Industry Days June 30 - July 3Industry Days June 30 - July 3 ContactsContacts
Press accreditationPress accreditation ContactsContacts
VideogalleryVideogallery GalleryGallery
HistoryHistory Festival GuideFestival Guide