Friday, February 18, 2005

Peacock (2005 film)

Peacock (孔雀) is a 2005 Chinese romance film directed by Gu Changwei (顾长卫) , starring Lu Yulai (吕聿来)and Zhang Jingchu (张静初)


  • Movie: Peacock / 孔雀 (2005)
  • Director: Gu Changwei (顾长卫)
  • Producer : Gu Changwei (顾长卫), Dong Ping (董平) , Er Yong (二勇)
  • Writer: Li Qiang (李樯)
  • Cinematographer : Yang Shu (杨述) 
  • Original Music : Peng Dou (窦鹏) 
  • Production Designer : Cai Weidong , Huang Xinmin 
  • Costume Designer : Zhang Honghui 
  • Genre : romance
  • Release Date : February 18 , 2005
  • Running Time :
  • Language: Mandarin
  • Country: China 


  The story is set in the 1970s in a small town in China. A middle aged couple has three children. The eldest son is obese and mentally challenged, therefore he is teased and outcastes by others. The second child is an outgoing and energetic daughter, who is not afraid of doing anything to pursue her dreams or to survive. The youngest child is a shy and quiet boy who is ashamed by his older brother and tries to break away from the misery in his family. Breaking into three sections focusing on each of these siblings, the film allows us to look into the lives of ordinary Chinese people the 70s.


  • Zhang Jingchu (张静初)
  • Lu Yulai (吕聿来)
  • Feng Li (冯璤)
  • Huang Meiying (黄梅莹)
  • Wang Lan (王兰) 
  • Gu Changwei (顾长卫)
  • ---------------------------
  • An Jing , Liu Guonian , Liu Lei , Shi Junhui , Yu Xiaowei , Zhao Yiwei



  • 2005 Berlin International Film Festival






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