Chinese documentary wins top prize at Locarno
The major Locarno Film Festival has come to an end with a Chinese documentary taking the top prize.
The film ‘Mrs Fang’ tells the story of a dying farmer in the last 10 days of her life. Fang Xiuying was suffering from Alzheimer’s.
The documentary was directed by Wang Bing, a noted film maker who has also been on the Locarno jury in the past.
Coming in second was a Brazilian horror movie – Bad Manners.