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 2010 Official Selection, film index

Piercing 1

Piercing 1

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Due to the financial crisis, many factories in China are forced to close their doors in late 2008. Zhang Xiaojun loses his job in a shoe factory. One day, a supermarket guard beats him up, thinking Zhang is a thief. Zhang's dearest wish is to return to his village and become a farmer.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Piercing 1

    Directed by: Jian LIU

    Born in 1969, Jian Liu studied Painting at the Nanjing Art Institute and graduated in 1993. He began working in the animation industry in 1995 and founded Le-joy Animation Studio in 2007. His first feature animation, "Piercing 1", screened in numerous international films festivals, including Annecy, Netherlands and Hong Kong. The film also won Best Animated Feature Film at the 4th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

    Country: China

    Year of production: 2009

    Running time: 01 h 13 min 43 s

  • Technique

    Category:

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jian LIU

    Production: LE-JOY ANIMATION STUDIO, Jian LIU

    Distribution: HAFF - HOLLAND ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Jian LIU

    Artistic direction: Liu Jian

    Script: Liu Jian

    Graphics: Liu Jian

    Storyboard: Liu Jian

    Sets: Liu Jian

    Animation: Liu Jian