Jia Zhangke's fashion-focused documentary "Inutile" (Wu Yong),
had its global premiere at the Venice International Film Festival
on Monday, featuring a catwalk show staged by crew members.
The film's production team, led by director Jia Zhangke, walked
the red carpet wearing the Wu Yong brand clothing, designed by Ma
Ke, the film's protagonist.
Ma Ke herself also attended the premiere.
The designer presented her Wu Yong clothing line at February's
Paris Fashion Week, where Jia Zhangke began following her for the
The film is a competitor for the Horizons Documentary Prize at
the Venice festival.
Film director Jia Zhangke waves at the
premiere of his documentary film "Inutile" at the ongoing Venice
International Film Festival, on Monday, September 3, 2007.
(R-L) Fashion designer Ma Ke, director Jia
Zhangke, and the production team of the documentary "Inutile," pose
at the film's premiere in Venice, on Monday, September 3,
(CRI.cn September 5, 2007)