Taizhou production nominated for Golden Rooster film award
chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-11-07Print Print
A poster for Sweet Potato Flavored Ice Cream, a film produced by Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: tzfb001]
Sweet Potato Flavored Ice Cream, a film produced by Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province, has been nominated for Best Film for Children at the 35th Golden Rooster Awards, which will be held on Nov 12 in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province.
Launched in 1981, the Golden Rooster Awards is a national event sponsored by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the China Film Association.
Directed by Chinese director Wang Chong and starring actors like Wang Xiaokun and Zhang Yihan, the film tells the story of Biubiu, a boy from Taiwan who is sent to his grandmother's home in a village in the mainland.
Featuring elements including cross-Straits ties, ecological conservation and friendships, the film started production in Zhangsi village, Pingqiao town, Tiantai county on June 20, 2018, and was screened in Tiantai on June 16 before it was released nationwide on June 24.
Many scenes in the film were created based on scenic spots in Tiantai county, including Huading Scenic Spot, Hanshan Lake and Tuanyuan Mountain. One of the show's producers, Zhejiang Jiaheyuan Film and Television Culture Media Co Ltd, is based in Tiantai.