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Women in Film 2016 | Please Remember Me by Zhao Qing
Please Remember Me by Zhao Qing / China / 78 min / 2015 / PG
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.
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