Sanxiao Haoren

Still Life

(Hong Kong/China, 2006, 113 minutes)

A miner and a nurse from Xianxi province arrive in Fengjie, site of the Three Gorges Dam, in search of their spouses from whom they haven’t heard in years. Moody slice-of-life melodrama with a strong documentary feel, its elliptical elegance slowly unfolding with time.

A Memento Films International release. An Xstream Pictures presentation/production, in association with Shanghai Film Group. Starring Zhao Tao, Han Sanming; special guest, Wang Hongwei. Directed and written by Jia Zhang-Ke; produced by Xu Pengle, Wang Tianyun, Zhu Jiong; music by Lim Giong; director of photography (colour), Yu Likwai; art directors, Liang Jingdong, Liu Qiang; film editor, Kong Jinlei.


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