Archive Cinema City 2012.

Love and Bruises

Genre: Drama
Country: France, China
Year: 2011
Duration: 104 min

Director: Ye Lou
Scenario: Ye Lou, Jie Liu Falin

Cast: Andre Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Blondin Miguel, Elina Salo

Programme selection: Exit Point

fr, zh, sr


Synopsis:

Adrift in Paris, Hua meets Matthieu. An intense, violent love affair begins. Hua determines to leave, unaware of the strength of her addiction.


Festivals:

Venice (Venice Days), Toronto (Vanguard), Göteborg (Mästare)

Director:

Ye Lou was born and grew up in Shanghai, a city he would film beautifully in ‘Suzhou River’. After studying cinema at the Beijing Film Academy, the gifted young man debuted in the film career as an assistant director, a producer and a short subjects director. His second feature ‘Weekend Lover’ was both a public and critical success. ‘Love & Bruises’ is his third feature film.

 

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