Night Peacock

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Night Peacock
Night Peacock film poster.jpg
French Le Paon de Nuit
Chinese 夜孔雀
Mandarin Yè Kǒng Què
Directed by Dai Sijie
Screenplay by Dai Sijie
Nadine Perront
Starring Liu Yifei
Liu Ye
Yu Shaoqun
Leon Lai
Cinematography Farhad Saba
SMG Pictures
Haixiu Media (Tianjin)
Daqing Baihu Entertainment
E Mei Film Group
France WuDiYaNa Production
Haixiu Entertainment (Hongkong)[1]
Distributed by SMG Pictures (China)
Beijing Lupiaoda Media (China)[1]
Release date
  • 20 May 2016 (2016-05-20) (China)
Running time
84 minutes (China)
121 minutes (France)
Country China
Language Mandarin
Box office CN¥26 million[1]

Night Peacock (French: Le Paon de Nuit; Chinese: 夜孔雀) is a 2016 romantic drama film directed by Dai Sijie.[2] The film is a Chinese-French co-production. It stars Liu Yifei, Liu Ye, Yu Shaoqun and Leon Lai. The film was released in mainland China by SMG Pictures and Beijing Lupiaoda Media on 20 May 2016.[1][3]


The film is set in Chengdu, China and in France.[3][2]



The film was shot in Paris, France and in Chengdu, China.[3][2]


The film has grossed CN¥26 million at the Chinese box office.[1]


The film was awarded first prize under the Special Chinese Film category at the 40th Montreal World Film Festival, and Liu was nominated as Best Actress.[4] It also won the Golden Angel Award for Film at the 12th Chinese American Film Festival.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e "夜孔雀(2016)". (in Chinese). Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Stephen Cremin (9 February 2015). "Dai Shijie set to wrap contemporary drama". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Clifford Coonan (8 February 2015). "Berlin: France Setting the Pace On China Co-Productions". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Chinese films win big at 40th Montreal World Film Festival". Global Times. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  5. ^ "第十二屆中美電影節星光熠熠——開幕式暨金天使獎頒獎典禮耀動洛城". Retrieved 2017-05-15.

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