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 A Ordinary Season

A Ordinary Season

A Short film by Wenqing Zhang

Produced by Solferino Images

Production year : 2009

    Synopsis

    Thong Zhanhai, a local farmer of the village of Xihaigu, in the northwest of China, hopes that his children will leave one day their home town to find a better life somewhere else. The region where they live is indeed a merciless environment, condemning its inhabitants to be among the poorest of China. Every year, in the season of the wheat harvest, he leaves his family to look for work, it is his only solution to be able to pay the education of his children.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Solferino Images

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    ICTV Solferino

    Foreign production company :

    Sichuan Television

    Subject

    Film from the colection China awakes.

    Photos

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Michel Noll

    Director of Photography :

    Wenqing Zhang

    Editors :

    Cécile Beaulande, Stanislas Koch

    Sound Mixer :

    Olivier Lafuma

    Foreign Producer :

    Chaoyang Cheng

    Production Manager :

    Éric Lambert

    Sound Editor :

    Olivier Lafuma

    Narrator :

    Dominique Malige

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Monde rural, Society, Medicine

    Production language :

    Chinese

    Coproducer countries :

    France, China

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, China)

    Production year :

    2009

    Runtime :

    52 min 8 seconds

    Visa number :

    122.328

    Visa issue date :

    30/01/2009

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    4/3

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None