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The Shadowless Tower


Indonesian Premiere

144 minutes | 2023 | China | Narrative | 🔊 Mandarin | English Sub. 


Gu Wentong, a middle-aged man living alone, met young photographer Ouyang Wenhui at work. By chance, Gu Wentong learned the whereabouts of his father who had lost contact with him for more than forty years. Encouraged by Ouyang Wenhui, Gu Wentong chose to face his father and regained the long-lost father-son relationship.


SUN, 26 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 1 | 12:15

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Lu Zhang

Lu Zhang

Zhang Lü (Chinese: 张律; pinyin: Zhāng Lǜ; Korean: 장률; born May 30, 1962) is a Chinese filmmaker. Zhang was originally a novelist before embarking on a career in cinema. His arthouse films have mostly focused on the disenfranchised, particularly ethnic Koreans living in China; these include Grain in Ear (2006), Desert Dream (2007), Dooman River (2011), Scenery (2013), andyeongju (2014). Zhang Lü is a third-generation ethnic Korean born in Yanbian, Jilin, China in 1962.[1] He first became known in his native land China as a respected author of novels and short stories, such as Cicada Chirping Afternoon (1986).

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Lu Films, Emei Film Investment, Great Luck Films, La Fonte, KO Media

Producer Xu Jiahan, Peng Jin, Zhang Jian, Huang Yue, Lu Sheng

Main Cast Bai Qing Xin, Yao Huang, Zhuangzhuang Tian

Screenplay Zhang Lü

Cinematographer Piao Songri

Editor Liu Xinzhu

Notable Achievement

Berlin International Film Festival, 2023

Golden Rooster Awards, 2023



Dooman River (2011)

Grain in Ear (2005)