A Grand Canal

A Greek Tragedy told in a 90’s Chinese pop song.

The events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.

编剧/ 导演 Director/Writer
马楠 Johnny Ma

摄影/ Cinematography
王一凡 Wang Yifan

制片人 Producer
陈洁 Jie Chen
莎拉 Sarah Stallard

剪辑 Editor
龙麦克 Mike Long

副导演 Assistant Director
邬宪健 Sitka Wu


梅松顺(船老大)Boat Captain Mei Song Shun
王宏生 (王老板) Boss Wang Wang Hong Sheng
杜小敏 (老婆)Wife Du Xiao Min
梅绽(豆豆) Son Mei Zhan

Read more about the making of the film on the Vimeo Blog: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-a-grand-canal

Read the TIFF review article on the inspiration of the film at tiff.net/the-review/filmmaker-johnny-ma-wants-you-to-fall-in-love-with-90s-chinese-cinema/

Johnny Ma