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Documentary Film, AT/DE 2009, Farbe, 80 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2009

Director, Script: Katharina Copony
Cast: Shen Xiaoming, Li Jianhua, Liu Yuexia u.a.
Camera: Bernhard Keller
Editor: Stefan Stabenow
Location Sound: Pavel Cuzuioc, Sebastian Kleinloh
Producers: Katharina Copony, Alexandru und Ada Solomon
Co-production: Hifilm Productions (RO), Komplizen Film (DE)


Katharina Copony follows the trail of three Chinese immigrants who wound up in Bucharest in the 1990s. Using episodes from their personal and business environments, which are marked by stark contrasts, @i:OCEANUL MARE:i@ talks about being different, about cultural displacement and the challenge of plunging into the unknown and at the same time always having to reinvent yourself.

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