Chinese Documentary "Up the Mountain" Wins Big Stamp of ZagrebDox

By 3 March 2019

ZAGREB, March 3, 2019 - The Big Stamp for best film in International Competition of the 15th edition of the international documentary film festival ZagrebDox went to the Chinese documentary "Up the Mountain" by Yang Zhang, according to the decision of the jury of the festival which ended on Saturday.

The Chinese documentary is about an artist originally from Shanghai, has been living in a small, remote village in Yunnan Province with his family for many years. and his apprentice Dinglong who decides to move to the city.

The Big Stamp for best regional film went to the film titled "Una Primavera" by Valentina Primavera, and this Italian documentary is about Fiorella, a mother of three, who decides to leave her husband, their house and life to free herself after 40 years of marriage.

The audience declared the Croatian documentary "Neighbours" by Tomislav Žaja the best film of the latest festival edition. The author has shot an observational documentary about people with psychological difficulties who leave the institution after decades spent in isolation, subsequently trying to put back together the pieces of their broken lives.

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