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Saturday Fiction Programme 2019

by Lou Ye Gala Premieres

Winter, 1941. Ever since the occupation of Shanghai by the Japanese, the city has become a spy-filled battlefield between Allies and Axis Powers. After years of absence, Chinese star actress Jean Yu returns to her hometown to perform in her former lover’s play “Saturday Fiction”. However, that may not be the true reason for her return – and neither did she return for the benefit of her detained ex-husband. Rather, Jean Yu
is an allied spy tasked with collecting information about an impending attack. But who should she turn to in an inscruta- ble world where it is impossible to distinguish between friend and foe? In the beguiling spy thriller SATURDAY FICTION, Chinese director Lou Ye masterfully intertwines theatre and world events as well as truths and lies.



Time Venue

21:00 Arena 7

15:15 Kosmos 1

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  • Genre: Political Thriller
  • Country, Year: China, 2019
  • Runtime: 126 Min
  • Languages: Mandarin, English, French
  • Subtitles: English
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  • Director: Lou Ye
  • Cast: Gong Li, Mark Chao, Odagiri Joe, Pascal Greggory, Thomas Wlaschiha, Huang Xiangli, Wang Chuanjun
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  • Screenplay: Yingli Ma
  • Cinematography: Zeng Jian
  • Editors: Lou Ye, Feng Shan Yu Lin
  • Sound: Fu Kang
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  • Producer: Yingli Ma
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  • Production Company: YINGFILMS
  • World Sales: Wild Bunch International Sales
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