Magazine article Screen International

Rotterdam Tiger Directors: Cai Chengji on 'The Widowed Witch'

Magazine article Screen International

Rotterdam Tiger Directors: Cai Chengji on 'The Widowed Witch'

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Chinese director discusses his feature debut.

‘The Widowed Witch’

CAI Chengjie graduated from Shaanxi Technology University, where he studied Art Design. Previously, he worked as director for Chinese television, and The Widowed Witchmarks his feature film debut.

The Widowed Witch premieres at IFFR on Monday, Jan 28, and plays again on Tues 30, Wed 31, Thurs 1 Feb and Sat 3 Feb.

How did you get into filmmaking?

I was a TV show director in CCTV (China Central Television)’s CTV North. Then I worked in CCTV-12’s The Columns Show for 5 years. The Widowed Witch is my directorial debut.

What was your inspiration for The Widowed Witch?

I have always yearned to make a film about my hometown through a unique perspective, with a unique character, and in a unique way of storytelling. …

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