Mrs. Fang

Wang Bing/86 minutes/2017/ Hong Kong – France – Germany/Documentary

SHOWTIMES:

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 13:00 | CGV CINEMAS J-WALK

Synopsis

In a quiet village in southern China, Fang Xiuying is sixty-seven years old. Having suffered from Alzheimer’s for several years, with advanced symptoms and ineffective treatment, she was sent back home. Now, bedridden, she is surrounded by her relatives and neighbors, as they witness and accompany her through her last days.

Di suatu desa terpencil di Tiongkok selatan, tinggal seseorang bernama Fang Xiuying yang berumur enam puluh tujuh tahun. Menderita Alzheimer selama bertahun-tahun, dengan gejala yang semakin parah dan perawatan yang tidak efektif, ia dipulangkan ke rumahnya. Kini, tergolek di ranjang, ia bersama keluarga dan tetangga yang menemaninya di hari-hari terakhirnya.

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Director

Wang Bing

Wang Bing

Director

Wang Bing was born in Shaanxi, China. He has worked as a producer, director, and cinematographer. His first feature documentary, the nine-hour-long West of the Tracks (2003), played at the Festival, as did his subsequent films He Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (2007), The Ditch (2010), Three Sisters (2012), ‘Till Madness Do Us Part (2013), and Ta’ang (2016). Mrs. Fang (2017) is his latest film.

 

Wang Bing lahir di Shaanxi, China. Ia pernah bekerja sebagai produser, sutradara, dan sinematografer. Film dokumenter panjang pertamanya, West of the Tracks (2003) yang berdurasi 9 jam, juga karyanya yang lain seperti He Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (2007), The Ditch (2010), Three Sisters (2012), ‘Till Madness Do Us Part (2013), dan Ta’ang (2016) tayang di berbagai festival. Mrs. Fang (2017) adalah film terbarunya.