World soundtrack awards
A Touch of Sin
Archived: A Touch of Sin - Tian zhu ding (2013)

director: Jia Zhangke

composer: Giong Lim
With: Wu Jiang (Dahai), Vivien Li, Lanshan Luo (Xiao Hui), Baoqiang Wang (Zhou San), Jia-yi Zhang, Tao Zhao (Xiao Yu), a.o.

duration: 133 minutes
Drama, Crime

Official Selection - In Competition
Film Fest Gent - A Touch of Sin

Internationally acclaimed Chinese master Jia Zhangke (The World) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this startling - and startlingly violent - modern wuxia tale of four outcasts on the margins of a rapidly changing China, who channel their underclass rage into a bloody and murderous rampage.


director: Jia Zhangke
composer: Giong Lim
producer: Shozo Ichiyama
screenplay: Zhangke Jia
Editor: Matthieu Laclau & Xudong Lin
Cinematography: Yu Likwai
sound: Yang Zhang

production company: Xstream Pictures

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: China
year: 2013


JIA ZHANGKE (1970): Xiaoshan huijia (1995), Pickpocket (1997), Platform (2000), The Condition of Dogs (2001, documentary short), In Public (2001, short), Unknown Pleasures (2002), The World (2004), Still Life (2006), Dong (2006, documentary), Wuyong (2007, documentary), Our Ten Years (2007, short), 24 City (2008), Heshang aiqing (2008, short), Stories on Human Rights (2008), Shi nian (2009, video short), I Wish I Knew (2010, documentary), Yulu (2011, documentary), A Touch of Sin (2013)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Jia Zhangke

2018:Ash is Purest White
2015:Mountains May Depart
2001:In public
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