Friday 6th February 2015, from 7.30pm
Queens Park Amphitheatre
Screening by special permission ahead of its national release in Australia, THE NIGHTINGALE tells the story of Zhigen, an old Chinese farmer living alone in Beijing, sets out on a journey to remote Yangshuo to honor the promise he made his late wife to take back the bird that is now his only companion in the city. He compels Renxing, his granddaughter, an only child raised in the lap of urban luxury to accompany him. A sweet film about bridging the generation gap.
THE NIGHTINGALE is China’s entry to the Academy Awards.
100 mins, rated G, Drama from China, in Mandarin with English Sub-titles