BITTER MONEY

Wang Bing

China, France 152 min min Documentary

Synopsis

In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they fnd there is little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations. Xiao Min, Ling Ling and Lao Yeh are some of the characters of this bitter chronicle of today China. *Catalan première

Festivals and Awards
Best Screenplay Orizzonti in Venice | Golden Lady Harimaguada in Las Palmas | Montreal | Mar del Plata | Belgrado

Director

Wang Bing

Born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, West of the Tracks, a documentary work of more than 9 hours long, encountered a great success internationally. Besides feature documentary, he is also active in video installation, directed several fictions and started a noteworthy work in photography.

Filmography: Mrs Fang (2017), Bitter Money (2016), Ta’ang (2016), Til madness do us part (2013), Alone (2012), Three sisters (2012), The Ditch (2010), Man With No Name (2009), Coal Money (2008), Crude Oil (2008), Brutality Factory (2007), Fengming, a Chinese Memoir (2007), Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2003)

Wang Bing

Film information

Int. title: Ku Qian
Address: Wang Bing
Script: Wang Bing
Contact: Pyramde
Country: China, France
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 152 min min
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan, English
Edition: 2017