Exclusive: Wild Bunch
to handle sales on ‘Kaili Blues’ director’s second feature
Chinese director Bi Gan has attracted a top-flight cast for his second feature, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, including Tang Wei (Lust, Caution), Sylvia Chang
(Mountains May Depart
) and Huang Jue (The Final Master
In addition, Wild Bunch
has come on board to handle international sales on the detective drama, which also stars Taiwanese actor Lee Hong
-chi (Thanatos, Drunk) and reunites the director with Chen Yongzhong, the lead actor of his award-winning debut, Kaili Blues.
Shanghai-based Dangmai Films, established by Bi and producer Shan Zuolong, is producing with Huace Group and Han Han
’s Pmf Pictures, while Charles Gillibert
’s Paris-based CG Cinema will co-produce. Wild Bunch
, which will commence sales on the film in Cannes next week, is handling all territories outside China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The story follows a man who returns to his hometown to find a mysterious