One Second (2020)


Official Selection out of Competition | China | Mandarin | 105 min


About the Film

Set in China during the Cultural Revolution, a nameless prisoner escapes from a labor camp, risking everything to look for a stolen film reel, in which his long-lost daughter appears. On his way, he encounters a scruffy orphan girl haunted by her own terrible loss. The film had its premiere at the 2021 San Sebastian Film Festival.


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Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou was born in Xian, China, and studied at the Beijing Film Academy. His first film as director, Red Sorghum (1988), received the Golden Bear award at Berlin Film Festival. His many films include Raise the Red Lantern (1991), The Road Home (2000), Happy Times (2001), and The Great Wall (2016).


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