Lili Alone (2021)


Short Films Competition, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mandarin Chinese - 22 min


About the Film

Lili, a young mother, lives with her gambler husband in a remote part of Sichuan. Lonely and poor, she heads for the city in a bid to earn enough money to save her dying father. The film was screened as part of the 60th edition of La Semaine de la Critique.

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Zou Jing

Zou Jing, born in 1984, is a Chinese director and writer based out of Shanghai and Los Angeles. Jing came from a literature background but she found her calling when she began working at Shanghai International TV station as a director/editor on documentaries. As a fanatic lover of literature and philosophy, Jing has always loved writing. Lili Alone, her first short film, premiered at the 60th edition of La Semaine de la Critique during the 74th Cannes Film Festival. Her goal is to write and direct feature films that explore the truths in modern China life.


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