SHORT DOCUMENTARY | 29 ‘| CHINA, FRANCE | 2017 | PREMIERE IN VALENCIA.
DIRECTOR: Gu Yu.
PRODUCER: Hippocampe Productions.
The exams are close, the school year is coming to an end for Peipei, a young artist aspirant of a high school of Henan Province, a poor district of China. Abandoned by her parents, scapegoat of her classmates and teachers, this “wild flower” has never conformed to the rules of the institution and has trouble finding her place.
- Côté Court
- Winterthur International Short Film Festival
- L’Alternativa. Premio Mejor Cortometraje
- Festival du film d’éducation. Grand Prize
- Un festival c’est trop court
After graduating from high school, Gu Yu (born in 1989) leaves China, her native country, to Paris, where she gets a Cinema degree. During this period, she works as an assistant director for several French and Chinese directors.
The Good Education is her first film, a “direct cinema” documentary supported by the French filmmaker Nicolas Philibert.
Gu Yu is currently working on her first fiction project.