SOUND OF DALI, THE
In Dali, throughout all seasons, the animals, plants and the beautiful scenery come together and produce the most enthralling symphony of nature. People that live here are also part of this fantastical natural rhythm. The film documents, rearranges and presents both the sounds of nature and of human origins.
Zhang Yang was born March 28, 1967 in Beijing, China. He graduated from the Director's Department of the Central Theatre Academy. His works, including romantic drama (SPICY LOVE SOUP, 1997), road movie comedy (GETTING HOME, 2007, FULL CIRCLE, 2012) and powerful drama (SUNFLOWER, 2004, SOUL ON A STRING, 2016), achieved great recognition internationally. His films premiered in and won awards at acclaimed festivals as San Sebastian IFF, the Berlinale, Stockholm FF and Tokyo IFF. In recent years, Zhang Yang has moved into documentary film making, with PATHS OF THE SOUL (2015) as his first feature documentary, which premiered in Toronto IFF.