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CHINAMAN

by Henrik Ruben Genz

synopsis

Keld is in a rut. His wife of 25 years has left him. For sustenance, he eats his way through the menu at the local China grill. The owner talks him into a marriage of convenience with his sister from China and the unplanned-for happens. A delicate romance blossoms between these two damaged, fragile individuals, but a secret gives their relationship a fateful twist. A subtle and touching story of life’s diversity.

international title: CHINAMAN
original title: KINAMAND
country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
sales agent: Nordisk Film International Sales
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Henrik Ruben Genz
film run: 88'
release date: DK 01/04/2005
screenplay: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Kim Fupz Aakeson
cast: Bjarne Henriksen, Vivian Wu, Lin Kun Wu, Paw Henriksen, Charlotte Fich
cinematography by: Sebastian Blenkov
film editing: Mette Zeruneith
art director: Niels Sejer
music: Gisle Kverndokk
producer: Thomas Gammeltoft
production: Fine & Mellow Productions A/S, DRTV Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Nordisk Film (DK) , Svensk Filmindustri (SE) Maipo, Norsk Filmfond (NO)
backing: DFI (Danish Film Institute) + New Danish Screen, Swedish Film Institute, Nordic Film & Television Fund
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution
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