Synopsis

In her second feature film, the director invites us to wander through times and intimacies that merge two crossings: a logbook of her return to China at the onset of the pandemic, and her family’s trip to Myanmar years earlier to investigate the migration of her great-grandfather. The affective montage, ushered by the erratic dimension of thought, results in a visual black and white flow echoing memories of individual and family isolation. In this handcrafted essay developed alongside those who are close, to understand one’s own experience seems inseparable from the desire to transform it into an image. (C. I.)

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Vídeos

Director

Xinyuan Zheng Lu

Zheng Lu Xinyuan is a filmmaker based in Hangzhou, China. She graduated from School of Cinematic Arts, USC with a Film Production MFA in 2017. Her first feature "The Cloud in Her Room" won the Tiger Award at Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2020.

Credits

Producers

Ray Matin, Shanshan Li

Cinematographer

Xinyuan Zheng Lu, Zoe

Editor

Xinyuan Zheng Lu, Liu Xinzhu

Sound

Kun Lou, Clark Zhao

Composer

Yun-Fang Tseng

Festivals

Berlinale
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