RETURN TO DUST
RETURN TO DUST

RETURN TO DUST

Director Li Ruijun

Production year 2022

Length 133min.

Country China

screenings

10 Jul 2022 11․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
12 Jul 2022 15․30 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

Humble, unassuming Ma and timid Cao have been cast off by their families and forced into an arranged marriage. They have to combine their strength and build a home to survive. In the face of much adversity, an unexpected bond begins to blossom, as both Ma and Cao, uniting with Earth’s cycles, create a haven for themselves in which they can thrive. A story about eternal love, against the odds.

CAST & CREW

Li Ruijun
Li Ruijun

Director

Producer(s)

Qin Hong, Zhang Min, Li Yan

Script

Li Ruijun

Director of Photography

Wang Weihua

Production designer

Li Ruijun, Han Dahai

Music by

Peyman Yazdanian

Sound

Wang Changrui

Edit

Li Ruijun

Cast

Wu Renlin, Hai Qing

Production company(ies)

Qizi Films, Beijing J. Q. Spring Pictures, Such a Good Film, Beijing Alibaba Pictures, Dream Media, Hucheng No.7 Films, Aranya Pictures, Hangzhou Qin Zi Zai, Beijing Showcase Culture Media C

Li Ruijun

Born 1983. Li Ruijun is a Chinese film director and screenwriter. He was born in Gaotai County, Gansu, China. Graduated from Communication University of Shanxi, he has directed 5 feature films, all of which tend to focus on the relationship between human beings and the land, as well as the rural attitude towards family, life and death in a fast-changing China, and are set mostly in his native Gaotai with close friends and relatives acting in his films.


Filmography

The Summer Solstice (2007), The Old Donkey (2010), Fly with the Crane (2012), River Road (2015), Walking Past the Future (2017), Return to Dust (2022).

FILMS 2022