Chengdu, I Love You

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Chengdu, I Love You
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Directed by Cui Jian
Fruit Chan
Starring Tan Sitar
Guo Tao
Huang Xuan
Release date
  • September 11, 2009 (2009-09-11) (Venice)
Running time
78 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin

Chengdu, I Love You (Chinese: 成都我爱你; translit. Chengdu, Wo Ai Ni) is a Chinese film directed by Cui Jian and Fruit Chan, and released in October 2009. Runtime is 78 minutes with languages in Mandarin and English.

Venice release[edit]

Chengdu, I Love You had its world premiere screening in the Sala Grande at the Palazzo del Cinema on Saturday September 12, at 9:00 pm, after the awards ceremony. The 66th edition of the Venice International Film Festival was held at the Venice Lido from 2 to 12 September 2009.

However, only two of the planned three segments were screened. Director Hur Jin-ho's segment set in present-day 2008 was not included, as it was developed into a stand-alone feature film titled A Good Rain Knows.[1]


The film portrays two love stories centered on Chengdu that spans over a 52-year period in the years of 1976 and 2029.

The 1976 segment, directed by Fruit Chan, is about a family deals with the after effects of a devastating earthquake.

The 2029 segment, directed by Cui Jian, centers on young rock musicians who meet in a Chengdu bar as they pursue their musical dreams.



  1. ^ Elley, Derek (2009-09-14). "Chengdu, I Love You Review". Variety. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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