Films from late master to screen at Shanghai Film Festival

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the death of film master Xie Jin. Seven of his productions will be screened in the "Tribute to the Masters" program. 

Veteran Chinese filmmaker Xie Jin (1923-2008)

The upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival in June will screen seven productions of late filmmaker Xie Jin (1923-2008) in the “Tribute to the Masters” program. 

Xie’s highly acclaimed movies “Two Stage Sisters” and “Hibiscus Town” will be shown in newly restored 4K versions, 10 years after his death.

Xie’s 1962 black-and-white comedy “Da Li, Xiao Li and Lao Li” will be presented in a new version dubbed with Shanghai dialect. Famous Shanghai farce performers Qian Cheng and Shu Yue and TV host Cao Kefan will give their voices to the special version.

Xie’s other films to be exhibited during the program include sports film “Woman Basketball Player No. 5,” war epic “The Red Detachment of Women” and dramas “Legend of Tianyun Mountain” and “The Herdsman.” 


"Hibiscus Town" (1986) starring Jiang Wen (left) and Liu Xiaoqing


"Two Stage Sisters" (1964) 


Comedy "Da Li, Xiao Li and Lao Li" (1962) will be presented with Shanghai dialect.


"Woman Basketball Player No. 5"


"The Red Detachment of Women"

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