Qingshui Li De Daozi (Knife in the Clear Water)

Wang Xuebo/93min/2016/China/Fiction (Competition)

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29 NOV 2016 | 12.45 |  EMPIRE XXI STUDIO 4

Synopsis

Di pegunungan di Provinsi Ningxia, Ma Zishan dan anak laki-lakinya tengah berkabung atas meninggalnya istri Zishan. Sang anak hendak mengorbankan satu-satunya kerbau jantan yang mereka miliki untuk peringatan 40 hari kematian ibunya. Zishan tidak menentang kehendak anaknya, namun ia merasa sedih karena sangat menyayangi kerbau itu. Berbagai doa yang ia panjatkan tampaknya tidak bisa menghapuskan keraguannya. Hingga suatu pagi, kerbau tua tersebut berhenti makan dan minum. Apakah sang kerbau telah merasakan sesuatu akan terjadi padanya?.

In the mountains of Ningxia’s province, Ma Zishan and his son are mourning for the death of Zishan’s wife. The son has a plan to sacrifice their only bull for the 40 days’ funeral ceremony. Zishan agrees with the plan but he feels sad because he loves the bull. He prays a lot to erase his doubts, but the doubts stay. Until one morning the old bull stops eating and drinking. Has he sensed that something is going to happen on him?.

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Director

Wang Xuebo

Wang Xuebo memulai kariernya dengan bekerja bersama pembuat film Tibet, Pema Tseden. Beberapa kredit produksinya adalah The Hammer and Sickle are Sleeping (2013), Tharlo (2015), dan Free and Easy (2016). Knife in the Clear Water merupakan debut Wang sebagai sutradara.

Wang Xuebo started his career by working with Tibetan filmmaker, Pema Tseden. His credit on productions include The Hammer and Sickle are Sleeping (2013), Tharlo (2015), and Free and Easy (2016). Knife in the Clear Water is Wang’s directorial debut.

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