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Long Day's Journey Into Night

Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

Gan BI / Feature Narrative / China, France, Taiwan, Qatar / 2018 / 133 min / Original Language: Chinese / Interests: Drama, Arthouse, Film Noir


Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled several years ago. He begins the search for the woman he once loved, and whom he has never been able to forget. She said her name was Wan Qiwen but never revealed her true identity…
Bi Gan’s mesmerizing, dream-like Chinese film-noir is a gripping example of cinematic bravery and is sure to take filmgoers breath away.


Gan BI
Gan BI
Shan Zuolong, Charles Gillibert, Xiaonan Li, Guanren Zhang
Production Company
Dangmai Films (Shanghai)

About the Director

Bi Gan, is a Chinese new auteur, born in 1989. His critically acclaimed debut feature 'Kaili Blues' won the Best Emerging Director Award at the 68th Festival del film Locarno, the Montgolfière d'Or Award at the 37th Festival des 3 Continents, and the Best New Director Award at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards. It was also entered in numerous international film festivals and was sold to several territories. He has just completed his second feature film 'Long Day's Journey into Night', an international co-production between China and France.

Awards and Festival History


"Festival de Cannes 2018, Un Certain Regard (WP)
TIFF 2018, Wavelengths
BFI London FF 2018
New York FF 2018
Festival Int'l de Cine de Valdivia 2018 (Chile)
Mumbai FF 2018
Lisbon And Esotril FF 2018
QCinema IFF 2019
San Sebastian IFF 2018
Singapore I


"Best Cinematography, Best Original Film Score and Best Sound Effects, Golden Horse FF 2018
Special ICS Award, Int'l Cinephile Society Awards 2018
Student Jury Prize, Tokyo FILMex 2018


  • Main Contact

    Zuolong SHAN

    Dangmai Films(Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

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