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Mountains May Depart

Mountains May Depart

A Feature film by Jia Zhang-Ke

Release in France : 23/12/2015

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Co-productions :

Arte France Cinéma, MK2 Films (ex MK2)

Film exports/foreign sales :

MK2 Films (ex MK2)

Foreign production companies :

Office Kitano, Xstream Pictures

French distribution :

Ad Vitam

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China, at the end of 1999.

Tao, a young woman from Fenyang, is courted by her two childhood friends, Zang and Lianzi.

Zang, owner of a gas station, is destined for a promising future, whereas Liang works in a coal mine.

Her heart divided between the two men, Tao must make a choice that will seal her fate and that of her future son, Dollar.

Over a quarter of a century, between China undergoing profound transformation and Australia promising a better life, the hopes, loves, and disillusions of these characters confronting their destiny.



Mountains May Depart

Trailer (English Subs)

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Full credits (12)

Assistant Director :

Wang Jian Jun

Foreign Producer :

Shozo Ichiyama

Director of Photography :

Yu Lik Wai

Production Manager :

Dong Zhang

Editor :

Matthieu Laclau

Music Composer :

Yoshihiro Hanno

Screenwriter :

Jia Zhang-Ke

Co-producer :

Nathanaël Karmitz

Sound Recordist :

Zhang Yang

Press Attaché (film) :

Matilde Incerti

Production Designer :

Qiang Liu

Sound Mixer :

Olivier Goinard

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Feature film

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Production language :

Mandarin, English

Coproducer countries :

China, France

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Minority French (China, France)

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Runtime :

2 h 11 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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