小城二月 / A Gentle Night

A film by: QIU Yang

In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into this good night.

Country: China
Genre: Fiction
Length: 15’
Completion: 05/2017
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Wu Chinese
Subtitles: English, French, simplified & traditional Chinese

Festivals::

  • Festival de Cannes, France (17 – 28 May, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
    Won: Palme D’or
  • Moscow International Film Festival, Russia (22 – 29 June, 2017)
    Out of Competition
  • Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia (3 – 20 August, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Dokufest – International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo (4 – 12 August, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Pluk De Nacht – Open Air Film Festival (16 – 26 August, 2017)
  • São Paulo International Short Films Festival, Brazil (23 August – 3 September, 2017)
    International program
  • Telluride Film Festival, United States (1 – 4 September, 2017)
    Official Selection: Filmmakers Of Tomorrow
  • Pancevo Film Festival, Serbia (6 – 10 September, 2017)
    Early Works Competition
  • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (7 – 17 September, 2017)
    Official Shorts Selection
  • Pacific Meridian – International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries (9 – 15 September, 2017)
    Out-of-competition: In Short
  • Riga International Film Festival, Latvia (13 – 16 September)
    Short Riga International Short Film Competition SHORT RIGA
  • Batumi International Art-house Film Festival, Georgia (17 – 24 September, 2017)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo, Mexico (19 – 24 September, 2017)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Calgary International Film Festival, Canada (20 September – 1 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Athens International Film Festival, Greece (20 September – 1 October, 2017)
    Out of competition
  • El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt (22 – 29 September, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Manaki Brothers – International Cinematographers Film Festival, Macedonia (23 – 30 September, 2017)
    Short Film Program
  • THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece (25 – 30 September, 2017)
    Official Selection

Director: QIU Yang
Screenplay: QIU Yang
Producer: QIU Yang, LI Yi
Associate Producer: HUANG Lu, Vincent WANG, ZHANG Zhaowei
Executive Producer: SHEN Yingda
Cinematographer: Constanze SCHMITT
Sound: MEI Zhu, Livia RUZIC, Mikko QUIZON
Editor: Carlo Francisco MANATAD
Production Designer: SHAN Yinghao
Cast: LI Shuxian