Shanghai International Film Festival Announces 2024 Competition Lineup with Chinese Films and Diverse International Jury

  • Shanghai International Film Festival announced its competition lineup heavy on Chinese films
  • Highlights include Guan Hu’s "A Man and a Woman" and Wei Shujun’s "Don’t Worry, Be Happy"
  • Jury for the main competition section includes Tran Anh Hung as president, with a diverse international panel

Hey there movie buffs! So, the Shanghai International Film Festival just dropped their competition lineup for the 2024 edition, and let me tell you, it’s looking pretty darn interesting.

First off, we have the Chinese director Guan Hu’s drama “A Man and a Woman” featuring the local stars Huang Bo and Ni Ni. Guan just won big at Cannes with his thriller “Black Dog,” so you know his latest flick is gonna be a hot ticket at the festival.

And let’s not forget about Wei Shujun’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” and Zhang Dalei’s “Starfall.” These films are definitely gonna be ones to watch out for in the competition.

But wait, there’s more! Japanese director Mipo O is bringing us “Living in Two Worlds,” a film about a young man raised by deaf parents in rural Japan. Talk about unconventional storytelling!

And hey, if you’re interested in checking out the full lineup, scroll down below. From Spanish to Iranian to Indian films, there’s a diverse range of movies to choose from.

Plus, the festival has roped in some big names like Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung and Australian director Rolf de Heer to be on the jury. It’s gonna be a showdown of epic proportions!

So mark your calendars for June 14 to 23 and get ready for some cinematic magic at the 26th Shanghai International Film Festival. And hey, if you enjoyed this article, don’t forget to share it with your fellow movie buffs. Let’s spread the word about this awesome lineup!

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