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The World

The World

A Feature film by Jia Zhang-Ke

Release in France : 08/06/2005


    Welcome to “The World”. Here in this park on the outskirts of Peking, visitors can discover the world’s most famous monuments in a single day.
    Tao, a young dancer, performs each day in shows in front of replicas of the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, Piazza San Marco or Big Ben. She left the northern provinces some years ago with her boyfriend Taisheng, who is a security guard at the park.
    At a crucial moment in their relationship, Taisheng is attracted to Qun, a young fashion designer.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Celluloid Dreams Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Celluloid Dreams

    Foreign production company :

    Office Kitano

    French distribution :

    Ad Vitam

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    Full credits (6)

    Screenwriter :

    Jia Zhang-Ke

    Sound Recordist :

    Yang Zhang

    Editor :

    Kong Jinglei

    Director of Photography :

    Yu Lik Wai

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Matilde Incerti

    Music Composer :

    Lim Giong

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    Feature film

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    China, Japan, France

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    Minority French (China, Japan, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 13 min

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    Dolby DTS