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Chinese Ping Pong

Jørgen Leth, Denmark, 1972

14 min.DK/Documentary

An experimental sports film made partly during the Scandinavian Open Championships in Halmstad in 1970, partly during the Chinese players' exhibition tour in Denmark immediately after the SOC. First of all, it is a film about their style, about the artistic culmination that is ping-pong at its best, it records China's comeback into the international sports world.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Kinesisk bordtennis
Danish title Kinesisk bordtennis
Other titles Chinese Ping Pong
Keywords Table tennis,
Director Jørgen Leth
Director of Photography Henning Camre, Mikael Salomon
Editor Jørgen Leth
Sound Finn Broby
Production country Denmark
Production companies Danmarks Radios Workshop
Danish theatrical release 22.03.1972
Cinemas Kino Valde sammen med to andre kortfilm: "Det kan blive bedre, kammerat" og "Der kommer nogen"

Companies

Production companies Danmarks Radios Workshop
Commissioned by Filmfonden

Direction

Direction Jørgen Leth

Cinematography

Cinematography Henning Camre
Cinematography Mikael Salomon

Editing

Editing Jørgen Leth

Sound

Sound Finn Broby

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