Chongqing Blues

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Chongqing Blues
Chongqing Blues.jpg
Directed by Wang Xiaoshuai
Produced by Hsu Hsiao-ming
Wang Xiaoshuai
Written by Yang Yishu
Wang Xiaoshuai
Starring Wang Xueqi
Cinematography Wu Di
Edited by Yang Hongyu
Fang Lei
Tempo Films
Release date
  • 13 May 2010 (2010-05-13) (Cannes)
Running time
110 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin

Chongqing Blues (Chinese: 日照重慶, pinyin: Rizhao Chongqing; literally Sunshine over Chongqing) is a 2010 Chinese drama film directed by Wang Xiaoshuai. It was selected for the main competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Lin Quanhai, a sea captain and father, returns from a six-month journey and is informed that his 25-year-old son Lin Bo has been shot by the police. In finding out what happened, he comes to realize that he knew little of his son. He starts journeying back to Chongqing, a city where he once lived. He begins to understand the effect that his repeated absence had on his son's life.


  • Wang Xueqi as Lin Quanhai, the father
  • Fan Bingbing as Zhu Qing
  • Qin Hao as Xiao Hao, the friend
  • Zi Yi as Lin Bo, the son
  • Li Feier as Xiao Wen, the girlfriend


  1. ^ "Rizhao Chongqing (Chongqing Blues)". Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 

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