World Perspectives / UK premiere

Longing for the Rain (Chunmeng)

  • Yang Lina /
  • Hong Kong /
  • 2013 /
  • 98 mins

Zhao Siyuan, Fu Jia, Dej Pongpazroj, Xue Hong / Fiction / Chinese Mandarin

A daring erotic ghost story from China.

Yang Lina

Yang Lina (Tian-yi Yang) was born in 1972 in China, and graduated from the Art Academy of the People’s Liberation Army in 1995. Following a career as a dancer, she became an independent documentary filmmaker in 1997. Her work includes Old Men (1999), about the daily life and loneliness of her neighbours; Home Video, about her own traumatic family history; and Let’s Dance Together and The Love of Mr An. For My Neighbours and Their Japanese Ghosts she interviewed seniors about their memories of the Japanese occupation of China. Her documentary Wild Grass (2009) followed 14 years in the lives of children in an orphanage in the North of China.

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