A Story of Wedding
赵巍，1985年3月22日出生于中国青岛，2020年毕业于法国巴黎第八大学电影系电影美学、理论及文献专业，并获得电影学硕士学位，目前在法国巴黎从事独立电影创作工作。2018年自编自导的电影短片《直播》获得法国Prix Serge Daney电影特别奖并在法国国家电影资料馆放映；2020年自编自导电影电影短片《失败的电影》再度入围Prix Serge Daney电影节。
Cast｜Tang Kun, Wang Ziqiao
Genre｜Short Drama Film
Production Company｜DIX SEPT
To satisfy their families, Huanlin, a gay man, and Ziqiao, a lesbian, have agreed to have a marriage of convenience, which will be held online due to the pandemic. In addition, they have also agreed to have and raise a baby together. However, this decision is changing their lives before they know it.
Zhao Wei, born in Qingdao, China, on 22 March 1985, graduated from the University of Paris 8 in 2020 with a master’s degree in filmology, majoring in film aesthetics, theory and documentation.Zhao is currently working as an independent filmmaker in Paris. In 2018, the short film Live won the Special Prize of the Prix Serge Daney film festival and projected in the Cinémathèque Française. In 2020, the short film The Failed Film was shortlisted in the Prix Serge Daney film festival.
The idea for this film came from the personal experience of my lesbian friend. Although she has acquired French nationality and lives happily with her girlfriend in France, her parents in China always wanted her to get married, have children and start a family like most people. In order to reassure her parents, she found a gay man who agreed on a marriage of convenience and, furthermore, out of their shared fondness for children , they agreed to have one child and raise her/him together. However, in the process of making this decision, they both experienced conflicts with their partners and at the same time were somewhat worried about this particular family formed by a marriage of convenience and the growth of their future child, but more than that, they were hopeful for the future.