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City of Life and Death
Lu Chuan

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1937. Japanese troops have entered China's temporary capital, where their cruel occupation will be known as "The Rape of Nanjing." Shot in wide lens black-and-white, the film alternates Japanese and Chinese points of view to brush a compelling and impressionist portrait of the day-to-day living conditions in the devastated city and recount the minute ethical dilemmas demanded by surviving in wartime.
Lu Chuan
Lu Chuan
Lu Chuan studied at the Beijing Film Academy and started his film career as a scriptwriter for TV series. His feature film directorial debut, Xun quiang (Missing Gun, 2001), was presented at the Venice Festival in 2002, and his following work, Kekexili (Mountain Patrol, 2004), won the Grand Jury Prize at Tokyo Festival and Best Picture at the Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan. Since 2005, Lu has been working on his third film, City of Life and Death.
 Director:
Lu Chuan
 Screenplay:
Lu Chuan
 Production:
Han Sanping, Qin Hong, Zhou Li, John Chong, Andy Zhang Chuan Production Film c/o Media Asia Films Ltd. 24/F Causeway Bay Plaza 2 463-483 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong Tel +852 2314 4288 Fax +852 2314 4248 wwdist@mediaasia.com
 Photography:
Cao Yu
 Edition:
Teng Yun
 Music:
Liu Tong
 Cast:
Liu Ye, Fan Wei, Hideo Nakaizumi, Gao Yuanyuan
 Sales:
Media Asia Distribution Ltd. 24/F Causeway Bay Plaza 2 463-483 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong Tel 852 2314 4288 Fax 852 2314 4248 wwdist@mediaasia.com
 Running Time:
135 m.
 Director:
GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM. "CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH", LU CHUAN (China)

JURY PRIZE FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY. CAO YU, "CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH" (China)
 
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Actress Qin Lan during the photocall

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Director Lu Chan the cast Liu Ye and Qin Lan posing for the photographers

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Qin Lan and Liu Ye in front of Zurriola's beach

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Liu Ye plays the role of a young chinese general

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Director Lu Chan shot in wideless black-and-white

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Director Lu Chan and stars Liu Ye and Qin Lan on the red carpet of the Kursaal's Auditorium

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Golden Shell City of Life and Death

Tonight Director Lu Chan will receive the Award for best film

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Director Lu Chuan and actress Qin Lan coming into the Ceremony

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Director Lu Chuan receives the Jury Prize for Best Cinematography

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The chairman of the Jury Lauren Cantet delivers the Golden Shell for Best Film to Lu Chuan and Qin Lan

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Director Lu Chuan and actress Qin Lan with the Golden Shell for Best Film

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