Chinese Film "Tuan Yuan" wins Silver Bear for best screenplay in Berlin

08:31, February 21, 2010      

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Chinese Film "Tuan Yuan" (Apart Together) won Silver Bear for the best screenplay at the 60th Berlin film festival on Saturday night.

"Tuan Yuan", directed by Wang Quan'an, who won the Golden Bear in 2007 for "Tuya's Marriage," is about a soldier who flees Shanghai in 1949 for Taiwan. After many decades he returns to his old life to find his former love has long since married.

It is the opening night film of the 60th Berlin film festival and one of two Chinese language films in the main competition. The other is the newest film "San qiang pai an jing qi" ("A Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop"), by Zhang Yimou, whose classic "Red Sorghum"won the first Golden Bear for China in 1988.

Altogether ten Chinese language films were shown at the festival.

Source: Xinhua
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