Tuesday 12 August, 22:00

Gandules'14 - Gas Natural Fenosa

She, a Chinese (Ella, una joven china)

She, a Chinese (Ella, una joven china)
Xiaolu Guo
2009, UK/France/Germany, 35 mm, 98’, Spanish subtitles
Locarno Festival – Official Section: Best Film

Mei is a young Chinese woman who, after a traumatic event, decides to leave behind provincial village life and head to the city. Once settled inChongqing, nothing turns out the way she had hoped. She starts work in a textile factory but soon gets fired and falls in love with a hit man whose past is about to catch up with him. Without thinking twice, she decides to set out on the long trip toLondon, where new and bittersweet adventures await her.

Alice Cugusi

2011, Italy/France, video, 9’ 58”, VO (es) S (en)
Finalist of the Short Film Competition Gandules'14

Gabriel, a young Spanish writer living in Berlin, is having a writer’s block. One morning when he’s listening to the radio, he hears about a play on the theme of bullfighting. Influenced by this image, he makes a sudden decision.

See the
 complete programme of Gandules'14 - Gas Natural Fenosa. This August you will also find in Filmin’s website a great selection of films based on the topic Away from Home.


Centre de Cultura ContemporÓnia de Barcelona
With the collaboration of
Gas Natural Fenosa