Lu Bian Ye Can. (Kaili Blues)
Jury Special Mention
01 July | 19:30h | Teatro Principal | GALICIAN PREMIERE
In a small clinic in the foggy and damp city of Kaili in exotic, subtropical Guizhou Province, two preoccupied doctors live ghost-like lives. One of them, Chen Sheng, decides to fulfil his dead mother’s wish and sets off on a train journey to look for his brother’s abandoned child.
China | 2015 | 113’ | Color | DCP
Direction: Gan Bi. Script: Gan Bi. Cinematography: Tianxing Wang. Editing: Yanan Qin. Sound: Kai Liang. Music: Giong Lim. Cast: Yongzhong Chen, Yue Guo, Linyan Liu, Feiyang Luo, Lixun Xie. Production: Jianguo Ding, Zijian Wang, Shen Yang, Li Zhaoyu, Shan Zonglong. Production Company: China Film (Shanghai) International Media Co., Blackfin (Beijing) Culture & Media Co. (presents), Heaven Pictures (Beijing) The Movies Co. Distribution: China Film International.
Locarno IFF 2015. Best Emerging Director and Special Mention.
Festival of the 3 Continents 2015. Montgolfier of Gold.
Las Palmas IFF 2016. Lady Harimaguada of Gold for Best Feature Film.
Bi Gan is a young Chinese director and poet, born in Kaili (Guizhou) in 1989. In 2013, he received the Special Mention Award for his film Diamond Sutra, in the Asian New Force Category at the IFVA Festival (Hong Kong). Kaili Blues is Bi Gan’s debut fiction feature film. He is currently working on his second.