DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Transit Circle


Transit Circle




CATALOGUE TEXT
The metropolis looms in the night. No people, just scattered lights, sounds of cars, murmuring. A resolute woman talks of the good old days, while two young students are looking for their identity and place in this complex world. Even in the opening tracking shot, Stephan Knauss’s documentary illustrates a Chinese metropolis in transition. Between concrete desert and nature, old and young, tradition and departure, beats and emotion – always on the lookout.

Julia Weigl

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Credits
Original Title: Yi yu wei zhi Country: Germany, China Year: 2019 Language: Chinese, Hangzhou Subtitle: English Runtime: 40 min. Format: DCP Color: Colour Director: Stephan Knauss Producer: Sheng Hanqi Cinematographer: Stephan Knauss Editor: Stephan Knauss, Sheng Hanqi Music: Mario Schöning Sound: Mario Schöning Script: Stephan Knauss
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