She Runs

She Runs
Na Fang Shao Nv

China, France| 2019| DCP | Color | 19 min | Qiu Yang

SUNDAY 6 | CINEMEX PLAZA INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 12:00 HRS | 102 MIN (total running time) (english subtitles)

 

Director: Qiu Yang
Screenplay: Qiu Yang
Producer: Lin Fan, Edmond Yang, Justin Pechberty, Damien Megherbi
Cinematography: Constanze Schmitt
Editing: Carlo Francisco, MANATAD
Sonido: Mei Zhu, Livia Ruzic, Emmanuel Croset
Music: Ryan Somerville
Production companies: Wild Grass Films, Les Valseurs
Cast: Xue Jiayi

 

Synopsis
In an ordinary Chinese winter, a small city junior high student, YU, tries to quit her school aerobic dancing team.

 

Biography
QIU Yang was born and raised in Changzhou, China. He studied film directing at the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia. His latest short film She Runs has been selected to the competition at the Cannes 58th Critics' Week. His previous works including A Gentle Night was awarded the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 70th Festival de Cannes. He became the first ever Chinese director to receive this award. In 2015, Under the Sun was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation Competition. He is currently developing his first feature project, which was selected to the Cinéfondation Residence 2017 and was awarded the CNC Screenwriting Grant during the 70th Festival de Cannes.

 

Festivals
Cannes Film Festival – Semaine de la Critique Competition Short Film, Prix Découverte Leitz Cine – 2019, France