FIRE ON THE PLAIN
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FIRE ON THE PLAIN

Directed by Ji Zhang

Info

Director: Ji Zhang
Section: International Independents
Country: China
Year: 2021
OT: PING YUAN SHANG DE MO XI
Language: Chinese
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Dongyu Zhou, Haoran Liu, Ting Mei, Xuebing Wang
18+

Logline

A harsh yet artistic noir thriller that once again demonstrates the visual and critical strength of young Chinese cinema.

China, 1997. A series of murders rocks the city of Fentun. Mysteriously, the crimes stop without the perpetrator having been caught. Eight years later, a young police officer who was close to one of the victims decides to reopen the investigation.

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Meet the director

FIRE ON THE PLAIN

Ji Zhang

After graduating from the Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Zhang Ji studied cinematography at the Beijing Film Academy. He was then the cinematographer on such films as LETTERS FROM DEATH ROW (2008) and NORTH BY NORTHEAST (2014). FIRE ON THE PLAIN is his first feature film as a director.

Credits

Screenplay: Liu Cao
Film Editor: Matthieu Laclau
Production Designer: Xiaojie Song
Sound: Jiang Wu
Producer: He Dun
Production Company: Shanghai Turan Movie Co.,Ltd., Tianjin Maoyan Weiying Culture Communication Co.,Ltd
Co-Production Company: Green Ray Films (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Wishart Media Co., Ltd., Beijing Jinying Technology Co., Ltd.
World Sales: Memento Distribution

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