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The Dwarf in China

A poignant tale of passion and conviction to follow and fulfil your dreams

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Video from The Dwarf in China

Overview

Genre
Culture and Adventure
Synopsis

A dwarf, a dragon, and a golden egg. Yet the real fairy-tale of this film is the journey of Jeanmarie,
the Dutch street performer. In an adventurous project, Jeanmarie teams up with youth worker Frank to travel through the last remaining untouched regions of China, performing his new show to local children. As they transport their wondrous music machine from village to village, they bring laughter and intrigue to all who witness their magical performance, reuniting reality with fantasy, Europe and Asia.
In a film as imaginative and whimsical as Jeanmarie’s play itself, this is a poignant tale of passion and conviction to follow and fulfil your dreams.

Stage
finished
Running time
52 minutes

Credits

  • Ben Arend Reisman ... Director, Producer, Editor
  • Anne-Sophie Markus ... Co-Director, Cinematographer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Ben Bonnefooi, Fiet View
Country
Netherlands
Years of Production
3
Locations
The Netherlands, France, China (Yunnan)

Distribution Details

Release year
2015
Festivals
Noordelijk Film Festival, Visions du Réel, 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
Awards
'Special Mention' - 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
Distribution
Journeyman Pictures
Broadcast (Prod.)
none
Language
Dutch, French, Chines
Subtitles
English

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