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Lush Reeds

YANG Yishu

  • China
  • 2018
  • Asian Premiere
  • 105min
  • 12 +
  • DCP
  • color
  • Fiction

The newly-married newspaper reporter Xia Yin’s colleague Lu has committed suicide. The apartment is cluttered with various daily objects. Her husband urges her to quickly square them away. The article Xia Yin writes based on the interviews is rejected by her supervisor. The construction worker Gao is looking for help and Xia Yin travels to his native place to conduct an interview. The trip acquires an illusory quality, the facts that she had taken for granted come, are repudiated one by one. She meets a little girl, who later uses her own ways of leading the fatigued Xia Yin into an illusory moment gaining entrance into an alternate time-space. Xia Yin takes her leave of girl and is continually looking for Gao’s home. Lost like an errant spirit, Xia Yin can find no way out of the village.

Director

  • YANG Yishu
    Director YANG Yishu born in Jiangsu and graduated from Chinese National Academy of Arts in 2007. She is currently a professor of Shanghai University and Nanjing University. Her documentary Who is Hao Ran(2006) was selected for the Locarno International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival and China Independent Film Festival. One Summer, the first fiction film of Yishu YANG, was selected for the Busan Film Festival of Korean in 2014, Vesoul Film Festival of France in 2015, Hamburg Film Festival of Germany in 2015 and Taiwan Women Film Festival. It won Prix Du Jury and the Best Fiction Film of the year in Beijing Independent Film Festival. Lush Reeds is her second fiction.