The Interceptor from My Hometown

You Yi Zhong Jing Jiao Zhuang Yan

Narušitel z mého města

  • Zanbo Zhang
  • China
  • 2011, 90 min
Script: Zhang Zanbo
Photography: Zhang Zanbo
Editing: Zhang Zanbo
Sound: Zhang Zanbo
Music:  Zuo Xiao Zu Zhou
Color: Colour
Language: Chinese

The Chinese government allows its citizens to file official complaints against their local governments, but at the same time unofficially prevents them from doing so. This documentary is the result of the director’s random encounter with an old classmate whose job is to convince people not to file their complaints. In long monologues by the director’s acquaintance, which take up most of this critical portrait of modern China, we hear a sense of shame at his job, but also helpless resignation  

Photo Gallery

Festival edition: 2012
Sections: Opus bonum
Exhibition format: DVCAM
Subtitle languages: English
Simultaneous interpreting: cz


The leitmotif of this year’s edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be memory