DORIS & HONG

By Leonardo CINIERI LOMBROSO

BLUE FILM - as PROD

Documentary - Pre-Production 2014

Doris and Hong live together despite the generational gap and cultural differences between them. Their openness towards each other rewards them with new experiences and a new understanding of life.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY, CHINA
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, MANDARIN
    • Budget
    • 50 - + M$
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Leonardo CINIERI LOMBROSO
    • Writer(s)
    • Leonardo CINIERI LOMBROSO
    • Producer(s)
    • Alessando BONIFAZI (Blue Film)
    • Synopsis
    • The story of Doris and Hong is that of a beautiful and poetic encounter that transcends generations and cultures. Doris, a 70-year-old Italian retiree, was born in Eritrea to an Italian family during the Italian colonial period. Hong, a 23-year-old Chinese girl, grew up in the economic boom of China. Hong, having answered Doris' advertisement for a room rental in Rome, flew to Italy. It is her first time out of China. Both women considered the living arrangement temporary, lasting for a few months to a year, an exchange of little importance. But what happened during the following months was a surprise to both of them. Due to their differences, misunderstandings were unavoidable; but slowly, their openness towards each other rewards them with a unique learning experience of life. Symbolically, the two women represent a meeting of the old culture of the West and the new hope and coming of age of the East.
    • Partners & financing
    • Lazio Roma Film Commission
    • Production schedule
    • In post production
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2013
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