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Ash Is Purest White

Ash Is Purest White

A Feature film by Jia Zhang-Ke

Release in France : 27/02/2019


    Datong, China, 2001. A pretty, young dancer named Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect her boyfriend. But this will owe her five years in prison. Upon her release, Qiao goes looking for Bin to tr y and start all over again.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    MK2 Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Shanghai Film Group, Xstream Pictures, Huanxi Media Group Limited

    French distribution :

    Ad Vitam

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    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producers :

    Juliette Schrameck, Nathanaël Karmitz, Elisha Karmitz

    Screenwriter :

    Jia Zhang-Ke

    Director of Photography :

    Éric Gautier

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Matilde Incerti, Julien Cuvillier

    Production Designer :

    He Dayu

    Costume designer :

    Wang Tao

    Sound Mixer :

    Olivier Goinard

    Assistant director :

    Jing Wang

    Foreign producers :

    Dong Zhang, Xiang Shaokun, Wang Tianyun, Josie Chou, Wan Jiahun, Zhao Yijun, Liu Zhe, Shozo Ichiyama

    Sound Recordist :

    Zhang Yang

    Editors :

    Matthieu Laclau, Xudong Lin

    Music Composer :

    Lim Giong

    Artistic Director :

    Liu Weixin

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Romance

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    Coproducer countries :

    China (80.0%), France (20.0%)

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (China, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 21 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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