Balloon (2019 film)

Balloon (Chinese: 气球) is a 2019 Chinese drama film directed by Pema Tseden. It was screened in the Horizons section at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.[1][2]

Balloon
Traditional氣球
Simplified气球
MandarinQìqiú
Directed byPema Tseden
Written byPema Tseden
Based onBalloon by Pema Tseden
StarringTso Yangshik
Music byPeyman Yazdanian
CinematographyLǚ Songye
Edited byLiao Qingsong
Jin Di
Production
company
Beijing Shengtang Times Culture Communication Co., Ltd.
Factory Gate (Tianjin) Film Co., Ltd.
Qinghai Manishi Film Co., Ltd.
China Film Stellar Theater Chain
iQiyi
Release date
  • 30 August 2019 (2019-08-30) (Venice)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryChina
LanguageChinese
Tibetan

CastEdit

  • Tso Yangshik
  • Wangmo Sonam

AccoladesEdit

Date Award Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Notes
2019 5th Chicago International Film Festival Best Screenplay Pema Tseden Won
76th Venice International Film Festival Balloon Nominated
2019 Toronto International Film Festival Contemporary World Cinema Nominated
24th Busan International Film Festival A Window on Asian Cinema Nominated
20th Tokyo Filmex Won
Asia-Pacific Film Festival Best Film Nominated
2nd Hainan Island International Film Festival Best Film Won [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (25 July 2019). "Joker, Ad Astra, The Laundromat, Marriage Story to Compete in Venice". Variety. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Orizzonti". labiennale.org. 25 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  3. ^ Chen Chen (9 December 2019). 第二届海南岛国际电影节闭幕,万玛才旦《气球》摘“金椰”. thepaper.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 18 February 2020.

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