Shanghai Trance 

Shanghai Trance


Shanghai Trance is a cinematic portrait of Shanghai in three layers. Each layer of the film explores a different social layer of the city. All stories are about people between the age of 20 and 30, hereby shaping the face of a generation.

Directed by 

David Verbeek


Written by 

David Verbeek


  • Year 
  • 2008
  • Length 
  • 120'
  • Language 
  • Mandarin
  • World Sales 
  • Colifilms Diffusion, France
  • Distributor 
  • Filmmuseum
  • Cast 
  • Tygo Gernandt, Tian Yuan, Lu Yulai, Zhang Heng, Cheng Hao Feng, Xiao Han
  • Producer(s) 
  • Jeroen Beker, Frans van Gestel (Topkapi Films)
  • Co-producer(s) 
  • Natacha Devillers (Les Petites Lumière), VPRO
  • Director of Photography 
  • Luo Dong
  • Editor 
  • Sander Vos
  • Casting 
  • Miao Liang
  • Sound design 
  • Zhang Yang
  • Art Direction 
  • Yao Jun
  • Film Music 
  • Lim Giong

    Credits are not contractual

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