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CHINA , France | 140 minutes | 2018

Between nostalgia-drenched dreams and altered reality, this second work from 27-year-old Bi Gan explores a strange world of colours and textures reminiscent of early Wong Kar-Wai. An amazing nocturnal plunge into the recesses of the mind, it created a sensation at this year’s Cannes with its virtuosic extended take that constitutes the film’s entire second half. Together with An Elephant Sitting Still (which also screens at the FNC), A Long Day's Journey into Night is ample proof that strikingly individualistic Chinese auteur cinema is alive and well.

Schedule change: the screening initially scheduled on October 12th in Quartier Latin 10 at 9pm will actually be taking place in Quartier Latin 17 at 9:30pm.

Un Certain Regard - Cannes


Sunday October 7, 2018

Program #107
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Friday October 12, 2018

Program #223
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Saturday October 13, 2018

Program #232
Cinéma du Parc 1

Bi Gan

No biography

2017 Un grand voyage vers la nuit | Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Écriture et réalisation | Writer & Director

2016 The Secret Goldfish
Court – Écriture et réalisation | Short – Writer & Director

2015 Kaili Blues
Écriture et réalisation | Writer & Director

distribution and credits

  • Camera David Chizallet, Dong Jinsong
  • Costume Yeh Chu-Chen, Li Hua
  • Decors Liu Qiang
  • Editing Qin Yanan
  • Screenplay Gan Bi
  • Cast Tang Wei, Sylvia Chang, Huang Jue
  • Sound desgin Li Danfeng


  • Kino Lorber, Inc.

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