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5th GPIFF Official Selection

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Mr. Donkey

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Zhou Shen[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Liu Lu[/vc_column_text][edgtf_title_with_dots display_separator=”yes” separator_color=”#000000″][vc_column_text]In the Republic of China era (1940s), A group of college teachers builds a school in a poor and rural village in the hope to improve the education level of local people. Living in a remote and dry area of China, the biggest problem they face is drought, which forces them to use a donkey to deliver water from a very distant area. In order to collect more compensation from the Education Bureau to feed the donkey and buy daily groceries, the teachers come up with an idea to fabricate a non-existing figure Lv Deshui (Mr. Donkey). One day, a commissioner from the Education Bureau wants to see Mr. Donkey and attend his lecture. In this emergency situation, the teachers have no choice left but to find a dirty coppersmith to play “Mr. Donkey”. Thus began the real trouble…[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text]CHINA, 2016
Mandarin
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Zhou Shen

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Zhou Shen is a Chinese film writer, director known for play If I Were Not Me (08), musical Daydream (11) and Mr. Donkey (16). He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in film directing from China’s Central Academy of Drama.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type=”parallax” full_screen_section_height=”no” parallax_background_image=”13524″ css=”.vc_custom_1506025690097{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”14460″ img_size=”300×300″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

Liu Lu

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Liu Lu is a Chinese film director, writer, editor and producer known for A Tibetan Marriage (13), Mr. Donkey (16), [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][edgtf_separator type=”full-width” color=”#b5b5b5″ border_style=”solid” thickness=”1″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner content_aligment=”center”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Production Company:
Beijing Sili Culture Media
Mahua FunAge Production
Tianjin Maoyan Media
Bei Jing Ying Xing
Tian Xia Culture Communication

Producer:
Sa Qiri
Huang Tianyi
Liu Hongtao
Kang Li

Screenplay:
Zhou Shen
Liu Lu

Cinematographer:
Jong Lin

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Editor:
Zhou Shen
Yang Yang

Sound:
Zhang Wenjuan
Xu Ying

Music:
Liu Zhou

Production Designer:
Li Chuanyong

Cast:
Da Li
Suxi Ren
Pei Kuishan
Liu Shuailiang
Aruna
Han Yanbo
Guanjin Bu
Wang Kun
Leven
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Distributor:
Tianjin Maoyan Media (China)
Huaxia Film Distribution (China)
China Lion Film (North America)

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