Asian Cinema Fund 2018

2014 Projects

2014 Post-Production Fund

Project A Corner of Heaven
Category Asian Project
Project A Corner of Heaven
Director ZHANG Miaoyan
Country China, France
Director's Profile Born in Manchuria, Zhang Miaoyan barely had a chance to see movies during his growing up during the Culture Revolution. In 1994, he received his MFA from University of California, Berkeley. His debut film, (2007), premiered in Busan International Film Festival and then was presented in Geneva(Audience Award), Bardford, Tiburon(Fellini Award), Barcelona and Taipei. His second film, (2011) premiered in Rotterdam(NETPAC Award) and then was shown in Las Palmas, Jeonju, Cannes ACID, Saint Petersburg(Best film), Montreal FNC, Thessaloniki, Kerala, etc. , his third film, was part of the Asian Project Market of Busan IFF in 2012.
When his mother disappears one autumn, a thirteen-year-old boy leaves his sister with his grandfather and goes on a journey in search of his mother. The boy wanders alone along the dead yellow wasteland that is the valley of the polluted Yellow River. He has nothing, except a letter from his mother, the clothes he is wearing. The film tells a story of an ever-changing contemporary society clashes with the disappearing traditions of China.
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