A Gentle Night

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

  • China
  • 2017, 15 min
  • Director: Qiu Yang
  • Director of photography: Constanze Schmitt
  • Editor: Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Screenplay: Qiu Yang
  • Music: Terence Dunn
  • Cast: Li Shuxian
  • Contacts: Some Shorts
  • Art Director: Shan Yinghao
  • Producer: Qiu Yang, Li Yi
  • Production: Wild Grass Films

18.1. 18:30 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall
20.1. 20:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall

Qiu Yang

Qiu Yang

Qiu Yang was born in 1989. His last short film A Gentle Night was selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes Short Film Competition in 2017. And in 2015, his short Under the Sun was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation competition and is now selected for more than 80 international film festivals, including the AFI Fest, New Directors/New Films, ClermontFerrand, Palm Springs and nominated for the 52nd Taipei Golden Horse Award. He is currently developing his first feature project Under the Sun (same title as the short), which was selected for the CineMart 2016 and Cinéfondation Residence 2017.