Featured Films: A Clear Sky

A Clear Sky

Synopsis

In the highlands of Mongolia, against the harsh snow, the Gerituan family still tend to their camels, birth the calves, feed the livestock, and now, overcome the challenges presented by new coalmines. Each summer, the Gerituan family sells most of their livestock and makes that year’s earnings. After forking over his land for the coalmines, brother Bao-ying moves to the city with his horse and earns a living as a tour guide. He’s even considering investing in real estate. The annual Prairie Festival is about to start and the older brother enters into a horse race. Bao-ying and friends will entertain the crowd with horsemanship.

Director

HARHUU (aka HU LINPING) graduated from Beijing Film Academy’s Sound Recording Department. He sound recorded numerous films and television dramas, and is now an independent film producer and director. His previous film FAMILY ON THE SKY LAKE documents the rapid modernization faced by a traditional Tibetan herding family in their daily lives. The film was awarded Best Cinematography at the 2007 3rd Annual Asian Festival of First Films. The film has not received distribution. HU is now in post-production on A CLEAR SKY, a film about how the pastoral lives of Mongolian herdsman change when their land is turned into coalmines.

影片介紹

在蒙古高原上,格日圖家抗擊著飛雪為駱駝剪駝毛、接生牛犢,喂養初生犢駝羔和羊羔,還要解決著由於煤田的開採所帶來的不便。初夏,格日圖一家賣掉了大部分的羊羔和牛,這就是他家一年的收益。弟弟寶音在為礦區出讓了草原之後從牧區來到了城鎮生活,他把馬帶到城裡的旅遊點經營旅游生意,甚至要在房地產方面進行投資。一年一度的草原文化節開始了,哥哥家參加了賽馬,寶音和伙伴們為觀眾表演了馬術。

導演介紹

哈樂夫HARHUU(胡林平HU LINPING),北京電影學院錄音系畢業,曾任多部電影、電視劇的錄音工作。現為紀錄片獨立制作人、攝影師。已拍作品《天湖人家》,反映的是擁有傳統生產方式的西藏牧民在現代化進程中的現實生活,2007年該片榮獲第三屆亞裔首座電影節最佳攝影獎,2009年完成該片的續集,至今未出版、發行。目前正在制作一部關於在草原開發露天煤礦的背景下牧民生活現狀的紀錄片《晴朗的天空》的後期工作。

另附

獲獎信息的原文:Chinese filmmaker Hu Linping poses with his Best Cinematographer trophy at the Third Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore, on Tuesday, December 4, 2007.

獲獎的相關網頁:http://english.cri.cn/3086/2007/12/06/1261@301971.htm


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