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The Sun Also Rises (China, 2007)

November 3, 2014 @ 7:30 PM


UCLA Confucius Institute in partnership with UCLA Film & Television Archive; AFI FEST presented by Audi; Film at REDCAT; Pomona College in Los Angeles; Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC; Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani present “2nd China Onscreen Biennial.”

The Sun Also Rises / Taiyang zhaochang shenggi (China, 2007)
Directed by Jiang Wen.
Director Jiang Wen’s third feature marks a bold visual and narrative turn with its fanciful illumination of fate through four interconnected vignettes, set in various seasons and regions. A mother climbs the tallest tree in her southern village to call out to her missing husband; a teacher at an eastern school becomes the object of a neighbor’s amorous desires; a trumpet-playing hunter is betrayed by his wife; two decades earlier, they all meet on the sands of the western desert.

Producer: Jiang Wen. Screenwriter: Shu Ping, Jiang Wen, Guo Shixing. Cinematographer: Lee Ping-bin, Yang Tao, Zhao Fei. Editor: Xu Jianshu, Zhang Yifan. Cast: Jaycee Chen, Zhou Yun, Jiang Wen, Joan Chen, Anthony Wong.
35mm, color, in Mandarin with English subtitles, 116 min.

FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.!


November 3, 2014
7:30 PM
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Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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