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A Simple Goodbye
October 23, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM$10
UCLA Film & Television Archive; UCLA Confucius Institute; UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television; UCLA Center for Chinese Studies; Stephen Lesser; Confucius Institute Headquarters; UCLA Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library presents
A Simple Goodbye (China, 2015), directed by Degena Yun
Writer-director Degena Yun also stars in this understated semi-autobiographical story of a daughter and father equally adrift at opposite ends of their lives. A college dropout, she withdraws into virtual relationships while he, diagnosed with cancer, recedes into memories of his career as a leading Mongolian filmmaker. Their separate but parallel lives cross and clash building to a final recognition.
SCR: Degena Yun. CAST: Tu Men, Ai Liya, Degena Yun
DCP, color, in Mandarin and Mongolian with English subtitles, 97 min.
IN PERSON: Degena Yun (via live video feed).
FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.
More Info: UCLA Film & Television Archive Website