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Cannes: Wild Bunch, Arp Board Critics’ Week Closer ‘Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains’ (Exclusive)

Cannes: Wild Bunch, Arp Board Critics’ Week Closer ‘Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains’ (Exclusive)

France’s Wild Bunch will be in charge of international sales and Arp will do French distribution for Chinese writer-director Gu Xiaogang’s debut feature, “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains,” the closing film at this year’s Critics’ Week at Cannes, the production team told Variety. The film does not yet have a distributor for China.

“Dwelling” is the first Chinese film in eight years to be selected to compete in the category. It is also only the 11th Chinese film to have made it into this part of the competition. It will be in the running for the Camera d’Or prize awarded to the best first feature film playing in one of the festival’s sections.

Gu, 30, studied costume design and marketing in university before he discovered filmmaking and began making documentaries. “Dwelling” is intended to be the first of what he calls his “scroll painting trilogy,” which

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