Women in Film 2016 | Please Remember Me by Zhao Qing

Please Remember Me by Zhao Qing / China / 78 min / 2015 / PG
Former school principal 88-year-old Lou has had Alzheimer’s for the last 10 years. She now recognizes almost no one except for her husband Feng. Nonetheless, they live a full and happy life in Shanghai. But when Feng himself gets sick, he decides it’s time for them to move into a retirement home. The subjects of Qing Zhao’s tender portrait are her own great uncle and aunt, whom she followed for three years. As an old Chinese saying goes, “Hold his hand to grow old together.” Please Remember Me perfectly encapsulates these words.

About Zhao Qing:
Zhao Qing started her career at Shanghai Media Group, where she directed and produced many television documentaries. From 2003, she joined the studio affiliated to the Shanghai East Normal University, producing educational programs. Please Remember Me is her first independent film. Her second independent film Entry to Utopia is currently in production.

About Women in Film

Women in Film features the voices and verve of women in an arena that has been traditionally dominated by men. In celebrating the achievements of women working in the film industry, this edition of the programme highlights the career of acclaimed film editor Mary Stephen alongside short and feature-length documentaries by women filmmakers.

Visit our website for information about the programme: objectifs.com.sg/womeninfilm2016

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