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by François Yang


In 1946, Heidi is entrusted to a Swiss family by her father. He will never come back for her. Today, François Yang questions his mother about her past. What follows is a journey to China, a quest to reconstruct memory. Through contact with her brothers and sister, Heidi measures the extent of the drama experienced by her family that remained in China, persecuted by the Communist Party.

original title: Heidi en Chine
country: Switzerland, France
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: François Yang
film run: 82'
screenplay: François Yang, Anne Paschetta, Léa Pernollet
cinematography by: Patrick Tresch
film editing: Flore Guillet
music: Benjamin Violet
producer: Elodie Brunner, Maud Huynh, Elena Tatti
production: Box Productions, Gloria Films Production

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