Lili alone
(朵丽)

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Synopsis

English

Lili, a young mother, lives with her gambler husband in a remote part of Sichuan. Lonely and poor, she heads for the city in a bid to earn enough money to save her dying father.

Italiano

Lili, una giovane madre, vive con suo marito - un giocatore d’azzardo - in una zona remota del Sichuan. Sola e povera, si dirige verso la città nel tentativo di guadagnare abbastanza soldi per salvare suo padre morente.

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ZOU Jing

Short Film | Fiction | Drama

22' 52''

China | Hong Kong | Singapore

2021

Mandarin

English | Italian

Huang Lili

Tender Madness Pictures | Wild Grass Films

WANG Yang | QIU Yang

Zen Movie | Square Eyes

ZOU Jing

Liangzi

Hsu Yen Ching

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XING Jun

Parisa Farahani

MO Huijia

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Selections & Awards

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SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE (FRANCE)

♥ Winner of PRIX DÉCOUVERTE LEITZ CINÉ DU COURT MÉTRAGE

UPPSALA INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (SWEDEN)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

LEEDS INT. FILM FESTIVAL (UK)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

♥ Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

REGARD - SAGUENAY INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (CANADA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

MELBOURNE INT. FILM FESTIVAL (AUSTRALIA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

♥ Winner of MIFF AWARD FOR BEST FICTION SHORT FILM

RIO DE JANEIRO INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - CURTA CINEMA (BRAZIL)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

TIRANA INT. FILM FESTIVAL (ALBANIA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

SEMINCI - VALLADOLID INT. FILM FESTIVAL (SPAIN)

EFA qualifying festival

EL GOUNA FILM FESTIVAL (EGYPT)
 

CONCORTO FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

INT. KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG (GERMANY)

BATUMI INT. ART-HOUSE FILM FESTIVAL (GEORGIA)

♥ Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL (UK)

OLHAR DE CINEMA - CURITIBA INT. FILM FESTIVAL (BRAZIL)

PINGYAO INT. FILM FESTIVAL (CHINA)

MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

♥ Winner of BEST FICTION SHORT AWARD

KYIV INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (UKRAINE)

VILNIUS INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (LITHUANIA)

FILMS DE FEMMES INT. FESTIVAL (FRANCE)

DESENZANO FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

♥ Winner of BEST SCREENPLAY

ANDARAS - TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

BARDOLINO FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

PEGASO FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

 

ZOU Jing

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Biography

English

ZOU Jing, born in 1984, is a Chinese director and writer based out of Shanghai and Los Angeles. Jing came from literature background but she found her calling when she began working at Shanghai International TV station as a director/editor on documentaries. As a fanatic lover of literature and philosophy, Jing has always loved writing. “Lili Alone”, her first short film, world premiered at the Semaine de la Critique 2021. Her ultimate goal is to write and direct feature films that explore the truths in modern China life.

Italiano

ZOU Jing, nata nel 1984, è una regista e sceneggiatrice cinese che vive a Shanghai e a Los Angeles. Jing ha un’educazione letteraria, ma scopre la sua vocazione quando inizia a lavorare per la TV Internazionale di Shangai come regista e montatrice di documentari. Da appassionata di letteratura e filosofia, Jing ha sempre adorato scrivere. "Lili Alone", il suo primo cortometraggio, è stato presentato in anteprima mondiale alla Semaine de la Critique 2021. Il suo obbiettivo principale è di scrivere e girare film che esplorino le verità della vita contemporanea cinese.

Filmography

LILI ALONE

(2021 | short film)