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My Chinese Sister

My Chinese Sister

A Feature film by Alain Mazars

Produced by Mact Productions

Release in France : 09/11/1994

    Synopsis

    In 1977, one year after Mao's death, Robert Chantegris returns to China with his ten year-old daughter Blanche. He is sent as an instructor to a community of French volunteers who are helping the Chinese build a petrochemical complex in Hangzhou. Almost immediately upon his arrival, Robert Chantegris becomes intrigued by "Lune d'Automne"'s ploy. This beautiful acrobat arranges mysterious meetings with him in the garden of the "Pavillon Rouge", where a troop of acrobats performs. "Lune d'Automne", we later learn, is none other than Robert Chantegris' daughter, born 27 years earlier. At the time, in 1949, Robert Chantegris was living in China, servin as a missionary. He fell madly in love with the beautiful acrobat "Brume de Rivière" and wasn't able to resist his desirous temptation. From the brief affair, "Lune d'Automne" was conceived. Robert Chantegris was then forced to leave China in 1950 because of communism, oblivous to the fact that he was leaving a child behind...

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Mact Productions

    French distribution :

    K Films

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre, Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Bouquin

    Production manager :

    Irène Sohm

    Editor :

    Alain Mazars

    Music Composer :

    Olivier Hutman

    Screenwriter :

    Alain Mazars

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Claude Brisson

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Stéphane Schoukroun

    Production Designers :

    Wang Zi Ming, Zhu Ying

    Costume designers :

    Wang Hui Juan, Zhang Rei Chang

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1994

    French release :

    09/11/1994

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    82.651

    Visa issue date :

    02/09/1994

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono