World soundtrack awards
Mountains May Depart
Archived: Mountains May Depart - Shan he gu ren (2015)

director: Jia Zhangke

composer: Yoshihiro Hanno
With: Tao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jing Dong Liang, a.o.

duration: 131 minutes

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - Mountains May Depart

China, 1999. Childhood friends Lianzi and Zhang are both in love with Tao, the town beauty. Tao will have to make a decision that will change the rest of her life and of the life of her son, Dollar. "A polymorphous snapshot of 21st-century capitalism and its discontents." (Variety)


director: Jia Zhangke
composer: Yoshihiro Hanno
producer: Shozo Ichiyama
screenplay: Zhangke Jia
Editor: Matthieu Laclau
Cinematography: Nelson Lik-wai Yu
sound: Zhang Yang

production company: Arte France Cinéma

More info

dialogue: Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin, English
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: China - France - Japan
year: 2015


ZHANGKE JIA (1970): Xiaoshan Going Home (1995), Pick Pocket (1997), Platform (2000), The Condition of Dogs (2001, short), In Public (2001, short), Unknown Pleasures (2002), The World (2004), Dong (2006), Still Life (2006), Our Ten Years (2007, short), Wuyong (2007), Stories on Human Rights (2008), Heshang aiqing (2008, short), 24 City (2008), I Wish I Knew (2010), Yulu (2011), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), A Touch of Sin (2013), Smog Journeys (2015, short), Mountains May Depart (2015).

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Jia Zhangke

2018:Ash is Purest White
2013:A Touch of Sin
2001:In public


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