A Sino-Japanese project and a doc that preemed at Cannes are among 10 Chinese pics that SARFT said will screen at the Hollywood China Film Festivalin November.
“The Longest Night in Shanghai,” starring Masahiro Motoki and Zhao Wei, was made with coin from Japan’s Movie Eye Entertainment Corp. “My Dream,” a docu about disabled dancers, was shown at Cannes this year.
Other titles include “Tokyo Trial,” which looks at the trial of Japanese war criminals after WWII, said the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, “The Red Jacket,” helmed by Zou Yalin is about the relationship between a woman and her granddaughter set in the Miao region of China; “Getting Home,” directed by Yang Zhang, is a black comedy about a farmer who brings home the body of his friend who dies far away, and the drama “PK.com.cn.”
Remaining titles are “The Knot,” “Getting Home,” “The Case,” “Loving the City” and “Ganglamedo.”
The third Hollywood China Film Festival runs Nov. 1 to 29, jointly hosted by EDI Media, Ruddy Morgan Organization, Shenhart Entertainment and Sun Media Investment Group.
The first festival was held in September 2005 to promote exchanges between filmmakers of the two countries and introduce more Chinese movies to Stateside auds.