Jia ting jian shi

Brief History of a Family
Director
Lin Jianjie
Country
China, France, Denmark, Qatar
Year
2024
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Lin Jianjie
Cast
Feng Zu, Keyu Guo, Xilun Sun, Muran Lin
Production
Films du Milieu, Tambo Film, First Light Pictures (CN)
https://www.berlinale.de/en/2024/programme/202402436.html

Storyline

In post one-child policy China, a middle-class family takes in their only son's mysterious new friend. This triggers buried family tensions as secrets and feelings surface, testing the bonds and expectations holding the family together.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Sundance Film Festival 2024
World Cinema Dramatic Competition
Berlin International Film Festival 2024
Panorama
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2024
Horizons