Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains

Gu Xiaogang

Focus China 154 min Spanish premiere Fiction


At her 70th birthday celebration, the aged mother of the Gu family suffers from a stroke, which precipitates her decline into dementia. The four brothers face crucial changes in their relationships to one another, as they deal with their own family problems. Their destinies, linked by love and challenged by questions and dilemmas, unfold over the course of four seasons, as in an ancient Chinese scroll painting.


Asian CinemaFirst Feature


Gu Xiaogang

While studying Costume Design and Marketing in university, he discovered filmmaking and started to be interested in documentaries. He has finished his first feature, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (Cannes Critics’ Week, closing film), which was shot during the four seasons over the course of two years. It will be the first film of his Scroll Painting Trilogy, A Thousand Miles Along the Eastern Yangtze.

Filmography: Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (2019, D'A 2020), Planting for Life (2016)

Gu Xiaogang

Film information

Int. title: Chun Jiang Shui Nuan
Director: Gu Xiaogang
Script: Gu Xiaogang
Contact: Wildbunch
With: Qian Youfa, Sun Zhangjian, Wang Fengjuan, Sun Zhangwei, Zhang Renliang, Peng Luqi, Du Hongjun
Country: China
Year: 2019
Format: Digital
Length: 154 min
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Catalan


29/04/2022 - 20:00h
Filmoteca de Catalunya
03/05/2022 - 16:30h
Filmoteca de Catalunya


Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains