China - Canada | 2016 | Color | Drama | 80 min 

老石 / Lao Shi

DCP | Chinese | 24 fps | 1:1.85 | DOLBY 5.1

 SYNOPSIS 

After a car accident he caused, Mr Old Stone, a small town taxi driver has to face the rules of today’s Kafkaesque China. Now that his family, friends and his work are endangered, isn’t murder a way out?

 FESTIVALS, selective list 

- Berlinale 2016, Forum Section

- Melbourne International Film Festival 2016

- Sarajevo Film Festival 2016

- Toronto International Film Festival 2016, Discovery

- Vladivostok International Film Festival 2016, Competition

- Nara International Film Festival 2016, Competition

- Films From the South festival 2016, Competition

- Bogota International Film Festival 2016

- Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans 2016, Competition

- Kinemathek 2016, Hamburg

- Stockholm International Film Festival 2016, Competition

 AWARDS & NOMINATIONS 

 

- Festival NITS de Cinema Oriental 2016,

  Film Critics Award

- Toronto International Film Festival 2016,

  Best Canadian First Feature Film

- Vladivostok International Film Festival 2016,

  FIPRESCI Award for Best Feature

- Ars Independent Festival 2016,

  Black Horse Award

- Tallgrass Film Festival 2016,

  Outstanding Male Actor for Chen Gang

- Stockholm International Film Festival 2016:

   Best Director 

   Best Screenplay

- Torino Film Festival 2016,

   Best Film about the "Working World"

- Canadian Screen Awards 2017,

   Best First Feature

- China Independent Film Festival 2017,

   Best First Feature

- Canadian Screen Awards 2017

   Best Motion Picture - nominated

   Performance by an Actor in Leading Role (Gang Chen) -          nominated

   Achievement in Cinematography (Ming Kai Leung) -                 nominated

    Original Screenplay (Johnny Ma) - nominated

    Achievement in Editing (Michael Long) - nominated

- Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia Pacific             Countries 2016      

   FIPRESCI Award: Best feature film

 CAST & CREDITS 

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DoP   

Scriptwriter

Art Director

Editor     

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Executive Producer

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Presented by

 

In association with

With the support of

International Sales 

CHEN Gang

NAI An

WANG Hongwei

ZHANG Zebin

LUO Xue'er

Ming Kai LEUNG

Johnny MA

ZHENG Chen

ZHANG Xueqiang

Mike LONG

SHENG Yong

Lee SANDERS

WU Xianjian

Chi-an LIN

Jing WANG

Sarah STALLARD

NAI An

DENG Qing

LI Hua

C2M Media Presents

Shanghai Junrui Cultural Communication Co., Ltd.

Maktub Films

Asian Shadows

Sundance Institute Feature Film Program and Fund

Asian Shadows

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