Filmfest 2019

German Age Rating

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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. Not only the police are tightening the net around Zenong. The members of his former gang also want to get him with the help of prostitute Liu Aiai. Will Zenong be able to outrun his adversaries?

Supported by Confucius Institute Headquarters

tags: Action, Violence, Justice, Revenge, Feature film

Cast: Ge Hu, Lun Mei Gwei, Fan Liao, Qian Wan, Dao Qi


Screenplay: Yinan Diao

Director of Photography: Jinsong Dong

Film Editor: Jinlei Kong, Matthieu Lacau

Composer: B6

Production Designer: Qiang Lui

Costume Design: Qiang Lui, Hua Li

Sound: Yang Zhang

Producer: Li Li, Yang Shen

Production Company: Green Ray Films, Maisong Entertainment Investment

Co-Producer: Alexandre Mallet-Guy

Co-Production Company: Memento Films Production, Arte France Cinéma

World Sales: Memento Films International

Director: Yi'nan Diao


Yi'nan Diao was born in Xi'an, China, in 1969. He attended the University of Theater in Beijing. His films as director include UNIFORM (2003), NIGHT TRAIN (2007), which premiered in Cannes, and BLACK COAL, THIN ICE (2014), which received a Golden Bear at the Berlinale. Diao has also written screenplays for such films as SPICY LOVE SOUP (1997) and ALL THE WAY (2001). THE WILD GOOSE LAKE recently excited viewers in competition in Cannes.