In Yunmeng, a rural city in the Hubei Province, there’s a theater, a teahouse where old men gather amongst the shadows of the past, drinking tea and playing cards. There, an ancient art takes place and brings magic back into everyday life.
But China’s growth towards a new century brings up a few questions…
With Qin Ligang,
Head of the Yunmeng Shadow Theatre Association
President of the Yunmeng Folk Art Association
and all spectators of the Mengze Theatre.
Music : Teng Deqing
Cinematography : Aurélien Foucault
Sound : Cédric Quennesson
Interviews and Chinese/French translations
by: Cédric Quennesson
English Translation by Aurélien Foucault
Shot in Yunmeng, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China.(more)