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Ash Is Purest White

Ash Is Purest White

A Feature film by Jia Zhang-Ke

Release in France : 26/12/2018


    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.


    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-productions :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2), Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    MK2 Films (ex MK2)

    Foreign production companies :

    Xstream Pictures, Shanghai Film Group, Huanxi Media Group Limited

    French distribution :

    Ad Vitam

    Photos (2)

    Full credits

    Director of Photography :

    Éric Gautier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Romance

    Production language :


    Coproducer countries :

    China (80.0%), France (20.0%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Minority French (China, France)

    Production year :


    French release :


    Runtime :

    2 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

    Approval :

    Color type :