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Zagreb Film Festival
19 - 25 October 2008

SC - Savska 25
10000 Zagreb

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The Drummer
Hong Kong , 2007

Directed by: Kenneth Bi
Script: Kenneth Bi
Producer: Peggy Chiao, Thanassis Karathanos, Rosa Li
Production company: Kenbiroli Films Ltd.
Cinematography: Koa Sam
Editing: Isabel Meier, Kenneth Bi
Music: Andre Matthias
Cast: Jaycee Chan, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Angelica Lee Sum-Kit, Roy Cheung Yiu-Yeung

Format: boja, color, 35mm
Running time: 98'

To save his life, a brash gangster’s son is sent into hiding after he insults a mob boss. While there, he encounters a reclusive Zen drumming troupe that allows him to join and then sends him on a journey to enlightenment. A remarkable genre redux, this gorgeous new feature is a banquet for the mind and the senses.

2007 Golden Horse Film Festival - Golden Horse Award, Best Supporting Actor (Tony Leung Ka Fai)

Directors Biography
Kenneth Bi graduated with Honors in Theatre/Film from Brock University in Canada. He has written, directed, and acted in Canada and Hong Kong in numerous theatre and film productions. In 1992 he won a Special Merit Award in Toronto for his CBC-Radio Drama, Rice Krinkles. Bi's script for Rice Rhapsody was awarded Outstanding Screenplay of 1999 by the Taiwan Government Information Office. The film is Bi's first 35mm feature film, The Drummer is second.

Location and screening schedule:
matinee: SC Cinema, Monday, October 20th at 11.00
premiere: SC Cinema, Monday, October 20th at 22.30
reprisal: EUROPA Cinema, Tuesday, October 21st at 16.00

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