On Yu Bin's tracks

Between personal and collective history, between investigation, discovery and poetry, the film of a European of chinese ascent, who intends to build a bridge between two continents, between two histories ... between Europe and China, this film takes the pretext a special destiny, that of Yu Bin, the grandfather of the director, to evoke the universal and the contemporary.

Jean-Christophe Yu, Belgium, 2015, Format diffusion : 1.77 (HDV 16:9), 105 minutes

By going back up the track of Yu Bin, my grandfather, I discover the history of the Chinese students in Europe of the 20s then that of China during the 20th century: between hopes and despairs. I mix my child's imagination fascinated by revolutionary China in the historic realities.In the course of letters written by Yu Bin to his son, in the course of my investigation,
an at the same time personal and collective history develops...

Directed by: Jean-Christophe Yu
Screenplay: Jean-Christophe Yu
Photography: Roger Beeckmans, Antonio Gomez Garcia & Jean-CHristophe Yu
Sound: Maxime Yu
Image editing: Sandra Biesmans & Luc Plantier
Sound editing: Luc Plantier
Mixing: Leny Andrieux
Languages: FR
Subtitles: FR, EN, NL
Available formats: Beta Digital, DCP, Digital, DVD, Blu-Ray
Production: Image Création.com (Martine Barbé)
Coproduction: WIP Wallonie Image Production, RTBF
Festival promotion:
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History, Asia, Family, Family portrait, 2015