NOT ONE LESS

China | 1999
Zhang Yimou
Programme date: 17.01.2013
Programme time: 10.30
Synopsis

When Mr. Gao, the only teacher in a village elementary school, takes a leave to nurse his ailing mother, the mayor hires a 13-year-old girl Wei Minzhi as substitute. One day, a bright but naughty 10-year old boy does not show up for school. Wei discovers he has been forced to go to the city to find work and she takes off to get him back into the classroom.

Awards:
1999 Venice International Film Festival – Golden Lion
1999 Golden Rooster Awards – Best Director
1999 Hundred Flowers Awards – Best Film

Director:
Zhang Yimou

Screenplay:
Shi Xiangsheng

Director of photography:
Hou Yong

Film Editing:
Zhai Ru

Producers:
Zhao Yu, Zhang Weiping

Production Companies:
Bejing New Picture Distribution Company, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Film Productions Asia, Guangxi Film Studio

Cast:
Wei Minzhi, Zhang Huike, Tian Zhenda, Gao Enman

Duration:
106`