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Lost Lotus

German Premiere
In Competition
Lost Lotus
B3 Biennale Official Selection
Watch in B3 Virtual Cinema
Director
Shu Liu
Release Year
2020
Country
HONG KONG - NETHERLANDS
Language
OV w/English subtitles
Film Type
Full Feature
Genre
  • Drama
Producers

Liu Shu
Mau Hat

Screenwriter
Liu Shu
Distribution
Asian Shadows
Special
  • German Premiere
  • In Competition
  • Running Time
    82 Min.
    Geoblocking
    • Germany only
    Wu Yu searches for the hit-and-run driver responsible for her mother’s death. As she tries to understand her mother’s faith, Buddhist principles slowly grow in her and start appeasing her pain. But her quest for justice soon isolates her: her husband wants to negotiate a cash compensation, and Buddhist beliefs require her to let go of her demand since destiny should bring justice in the next life. All she wants is that the driver meet her face to face. If only she could find him…

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    Liu Shu studied Fine Arts at Shandong Normal University and worked as a journalist for CCTV and a Beijing TV Station before organizing screenings of independent and underground films at different Chinese universities. Her first feature film, LOTUS (Xiaohe/小荷), premiered at Venice Critic Week in 2012. Her second, LOST LOTUS, premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Official Competition 2019.