Wheat (film)

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Wheat poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by He Ping
Produced by He Ping
Yu Dong
Zhao Guoliang
Written by He Ping
Starring Fan Bingbing
Wang Jue
Du Jiayi
Wang Xueqi
Wang Zhiwen
Music by Liu Xing
Cinematography Zhao Xiaoshi
Release date
Running time
108 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin

Wheat (simplified Chinese: 麦田; traditional Chinese: 麥田; pinyin: Mài Tián) is a 2009 Chinese historical drama film directed by He Ping, starring Fan Bingbing, Wang Jue, Du Jiayi, Wang Xueqi and Wang Zhiwen. The film tells the story of women left behind when their husbands went to war.

The film was produced for US$6 million and was funded by He Ping's own Beijing Classic Culture, along with Polybona Films, and the state-backed Xi'an Film Studio.[1]



Filmed in 2008, Wheat premiered on June 13, 2009, as the opening film to the 2009 Shanghai International Film Festival.[2]


  1. ^ Frater, Patrick (2008-11-07). "Chinese wrapping 'Wheat'". Variety. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  2. ^ "'Wheat' opens Shanghai Festival". Variety. 2009-06-13. Retrieved 2009-07-12. [dead link]

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