Programme 2019

The Wild Goose Lake (Nan Fang Che Zhan De Ju Hui)

Director: Diao Yinan

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: China, France | Year: 2019

Language(s): Mandarin (Wuhan dialect) | Time: 110 mins

Synopsis

After an ill-fated encounter with a rival gang, in which he kills a policeman, gangster Zhou Zenong flees along the dark lakes of Wuhan. While the police tighten the net around him, the members of his former gang set out to trap him with the help of prostitute Liu Aiai.

Director's Bio

Diao Yinan Diao has directed several films including Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai ri yan huo, 2014), which received a Golden Bear at the Berlinale. Diao has also written screenplays for such films as Spicy Love Soup (Aiqing mala tang, 1997) and All the Way (Zou dao di, 2001).