THE WIDOWED WITCH
THE WIDOWED WITCH

THE WIDOWED WITCH

Director Cai Chengjie

Production year 2018

Length 120min.

Country China

screenings

10 Jul 2018 22:00 Moscow Cinema, Red Hall

SYNOPSIS

After losing her house and husband, rural woman Wang Erhao leads a stranded life with her ten-year-old brother-in-law in a modified “recreational vehicle”. She drives this “recreational vehicle” around different villages, and talks about her unknown past to her little brother-in-law along the way in retrospect of her life. In order to find a warm place to survive the cold winter, she pretends to be a shaman to rid villagers of evil spirits, and ironically, her juggled deceits often become real. However, she soon loses her power to people’s greed and apathy, and in meager attempts of salvation, her life story eventually ends in tragedy and disillusionment.

CAST & CREW

Cai Chengjie
Cai Chengjie

Director

Producer

Jiao Feng, Hu Xiaotao

Script

Cai Chengjie

Director of Photography

Jiao Feng

Production designer

Li Zhengzong, Hu Xiaotao

Music by

Li Qiang, Jin Weiye

Sound

Ren Yiming

Edit

Li Cheng

Cast

Tian Tian, Wen Xinyu, Wang Qilin, Wang Fuyou

Production company

Beijing Coloured Glaze Production

Cai Chengjie

Cai Chengjie graduated from Shaanxi Technology University and majored in Art Design. He worked as a TV show director in CCTV (China Central Television)’s CTV North. He also worked in CCTV 12’s The Columns Show. The Widowed Witch is his directorial debut.


Filmography

The Widowed Witch (2018).

FILMS 2018