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The Night  (2014) / I Love You, Boss  (2014)

The Night (China, 2014)
November 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm

North American Premiere!

The Night (Ye) (China, 2014)

Directed by
Zhou Hao.

Filmmaker Zhou Hao’s admirable first feature introduces a young male and female prostitute who become friends while working in the same narrow, urban alleyway, and a young man who loses his heart to the male hustler.  A delicately orchestrated sequence of emotional exchanges in this triangle offer myriad negotiations of intimacy, and of short and long-term survival, for all involved.

Producer/Screenwriter/Editor: Zhou Hao.  Cinematographer: Yang Zhan Wen.  Cast: Zhou Hao, Liu Xiao Xiao, Li Kang Jin, Zhou Fengqi.

DCP, in Mandarin with English subtitles, color, 95 min.

Preceded by

North American Premiere!

I Love You, Boss (Lao banm, wo ai ni) (China, 2014)

Directed by
Zhang Yuan.

A young driver, working for a well-to-do, handsome employer, seeks to infuse his consummate professionalism with more than a hint of the personal.

Screenwriter: Zhang Yuan.  Cast: Li Quan, Lv Yulai

DCP, color, 27 min.