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by Jia Zhang-Ke


China, at the end of 1999. Tao, a young woman from Fenyang, is courted by her two childhood friends, Zang and Lianzi. Zang, owner of a gas station, is destined for a promising future, whereas Liang works in a coal mine. Her heart divided between the two men, Tao must make a choice that will seal her fate and that of her future son, Dollar. Over a quarter of a century, between China undergoing profound transformation and Australia promising a better life, the hopes, loves, and disillusions of these characters confronting their destiny.

international title: Mountains May Depart
original title: Shan He Gu Ren
country: China, Japan, France
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Jia Zhang-Ke
film run: 120'
release date: FR 9/12/2015, BE 23/12/2015, ES 20/05/2016
screenplay: Jia Zhang-Ke
cast: Zhao Tao
cinematography by: Nelson Yu Lik-wai
film editing: Matthieu Laclau
art director: Qiang Liu
music: Yoshihiro Hanno
producer: Shôzô Ichiyama
co-producer: Olivier Père
production: ARTE France Cinéma, Office Kitano
distributor: Ad Vitam, Abc Distribution, Golem Distribución
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