Man in the well

China, 2016, 16’

Director

Hu Bo

Producer

Yihan Gao

Scenario

Hu Bo

Rights Holder

Rediance

DOP

Yihan Gao

Cast

Xiaoqian Zhang, Yiyi Qu, Tieguang Gao

Production

FIRST International Film Festival

Apocalypse. Two starving kids find a dead body in the ruins…


HONORS
2018 Locarno IFF (Switzerland) – Signs of Life section
Toronto IFF (Canada) – Short Film section
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Hu Bo

Writer and director. Born in 1988 in China, Hu Bo graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 2014 with a B.F.A. degree in directing. His debut feature AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL, which was then still in progress, was selected by the FIRST International Film Festival Financing Forum in 2016. In 2017 completed the short film MAN IN THE WELL under the supervision of Béla Tarr at the FIRST Training Camp. Author of novels Huge Crack and Bullfrog, both published in 2017.

Hu Bo took his own life soon after finishing AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL.

Selected filmography

2016 AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL