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Soon in Milan the FánHuā Chinese Film Festival!

After the success of the 2nd edition in Florence, the FánHuā Chinese Film Festival will be in Milan on February 4 and 5, 2023, on the occasion of the Lantern Festival, which concludes the Chinese New Year celebrations.

The initiative, promoted by the FánHuā Association and Zhong Art International, will be organised at the Cinema Arlecchino, in collaboration with Cineteca Milano. The films, introduced by our Artistic Consultant Paolo Bertolin and screened in their original version with subtitles in Italian, are addressed to both Italian and Chinese audiences.


Saturday, February 4


8.30 p.m.

Inauguration ceremony. To follow, the opening film:

Presented in Florence in European Premiere on October 21rst 2022, winner of the Festival's Audience Award

One and Four

一个和四个 Yígè hé sìge

by Jigme Trinley, 2021, running time 88'

SYNOPSIS: Who is the poacher? Who is the policeman? Who helped the poacher? A Tibetan gamekeeper is confronted with a lethal enigma in a taut Tarantino style debut. A breathtaking thriller that captivates and surprises, set against the backdrop of a snowy forest.

Trailer and film details: 2022

Sunday, February 5


3.00 p.m.

Reduced admission for under 14

New Gods: Nezha Reborn

新神榜: 哪吒重生 Xīng shéng bǎng: Nézhā chóngshēng

by Zhao Ji, 2021, running time 118’

SYNOPSIS: The popular figure of the Taoist deity Nezha revisited in a contemporary key, embodied by a motorbike delivery boy A heroic adventure that testifies to the creativity and success of Chinese animation.

Trailer and film details: 2022


7.00 p.m.

B For Busy

爱情神话 Àiqíng Shénhuà (Myth of Love)

by Shao Yihui, 2021, running time 112’

SYNOPSIS: Lao Bai is a versatile, perpetually busy 50-year-old divorced man. His meeting with Ms Li and her young daughter Maya leads him to try and put order into his life. A contemporary sentimental comedy enhanced by a setting in traditional Shanghai.

Trailer and film details: 2022


Via S. Pietro all'Orto, 9, Milan

Phone: 02 - 4547 9033

February 4 and 5, 2023


€ 7 full ticket

€ 5 reduced ticket with Cinetessera

€ 4 reduced for under 14.

Info & Tickets:

Public transport: By Subway: MM1, ‘San Babila’ station - By Tram: n. 20, 23, 67 - By Bus: n. 50, 54, 60, 61, 65, 73.

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