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World Festival of Animated Film /
short film edition 3 - 8 June 2014
World Festival of Animated Film / short film edition 3 - 8 June 2014
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Mahjong / Mahjong

Grand Competition 1

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Mahjong / Mahjong


Xu An, Xi Chen

China / 2013 / 7' 20''



Projections


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Tuesday, 03. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 19:30 h
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Saturday, 07. 06.,
Cineplexx Centar Kaptol, Hall 3, 20:00 h


Synopsis


In a Chinese style garret, four men are playing Mahjong. A woman stands aside in silence, holding a bottle of liquor. They all had hidden cravings of their own, unaware that they would be invariably led to the ultimate doom.

Xu An


Xu An graduated in 2001 from the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. He has been working as a TV animation director since 2004. He has been co-directing independent animation films with Xi Chen since 2007. Their films have been selected for competition sections at international festivals in Annecy, Stuttgart, Zagreb, Hiroshima, etc. Their work The Winter Solstice won the International Jury Prize at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in 2010.

 

Xi Chen


Xi Chen started to draw comics at an early age. His works were published serially by many Chinese magazines. In 2010, he graduated from the Beijing Film Academy with an MA. He worked as a TV animation director and an independent director. In 2010, he was awarded the Special International Jury Prize at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival.

 

Director

Xu An, Xi Chen


Production

Congrong Film


Screenplay

Xu An


Sound

Shaowei Que


Music

Xingyu Li


categories

Grand Competition 1