TRICOAST WORLDWIDE ACQUIRES US DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS TO ZHENG HUA’S DEBUT BIOPIC ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ – TO SCREEN MAY 10TH AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

EVERYDAY HERO // TRICOAST WORLDWIDE
The re-telling, inspiring story of Brother Guo Jian Nan – “forever Brother Nan” – a selfless assistant who embarks on a journey of a lifetime to dedicate his life to the developing Chinese LiTan Village by abolishing poverty and achieving prosperity. As an everyday hero and everybody’s dream, ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ will screen at Cannes on Saturday, May 10th and will be honored at the open invitation to “China Culture Club – Cocktails ‘N Snacks” Terrace Party on Saturday, May 12th.

May 12, 2018 –

CANNES ANNOUNCEMENT: He’s an everyday hero and everybody’s dream.

TRICOAST WORLDWIDE: Continuing to support the Chinese initiative and cultural crossover into the international market with representation of several Chinese films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, including, TriCoast Worldwide CEOs Strathford Hamilton and Marcy Levitas Hamilton will sign worldwide rights, including US distribution rights, to represent emerging Chinese filmmaker, Zheng Hua’s biopic, ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. TriCoast Worldwide will bring ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ to US Audiences in August 2018.

“More leaders like Mr. Guo and more films like this are needed to support the poverty reduction work” – Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau and former Vice Premier of the State Council of China on ‘EVERYDAY HERO’.

Produced / starring Sun Hong Tao, ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ is a biopic exploring and honoring the true, inspiring story of Brother Guo Jian Nan, the selfless individual who left his occupation as Heavy Industries Group’s supervisor to dedicate his life as the new captain of the Poverty Alleviation Program in the developing Chinese LiTan Village, Yang Xi. As a cinematic sensation, ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ guides viewers through Guo Jian Nan’s journey to develop infrastructure for an impoverished Chinese village. Within nearly two years, Guo Jian Nan is able to bring the LiTan Village back to life, overcoming poverty and achieving prosperity for a better reality. Along the way, he meets the heartwarming villagers of LiTan, embarking on an adventure of a lifetime that would change a village forever.

“We don’t write heroes for the profusion of poverty. We write a ‘brother’. Every one of us is eager to have such warmhearted brothers around,” said Sun Hong Tao.

Produced by Guangdong Southern Lead TV & Film Communication Co., Ltd., Hua’s “artistic expression techniques dares to innovate. He created a beautiful lyrical prose poem style in the theme of the hero and the model,” glowed headline: ‘The Tallest Tower in China Was Actually Lit Up For This Ordinary Person!’ to honor the film on Oct. 12th. Guo Jian Nan’s selflessness and immense gratitude dubbed him with the historical line of “forever Brother Nan” in LiTan Villagers’ hearts. But, as the town re-builds, Guo Jian Nan’s health begins to deteriorate, suffering a sudden heart attack due to overwork. After spending a lifetime helping others, can Brother Guo Jian Nan help himself? Find out at Cannes’ screening of ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ on Thursday, May 10th at Olympia at 20:00.

TriCoast Worldwide will bring Hua’s ‘EVERYDAY HERO’ to US Audiences in August 2018. The film’s Cannes screening on Thursday, May 10th at Olympia at 20:00, and an open invitation to “China Culture Club Cocktails ‘N Snacks” Terrace Party, Riviera D3, on Saturday, May 12th at 5:00 P.M., seeking for partners and funding to embark on the exciting endeavor of Chinese entertainment. TriCoast Worldwide’s booth will be located at Riviera D3. For a meeting at Cannes, please email Sales@TriCoast.com and for press inquiries, please contact jenna@tricoast.com

EVERYDAY HERO (2017, 91 min.) Directed by Zheng Hua. Produced by: Sun Hong Tao. Edited by: Ed Marx, Jeff Murphy. China, Chinese. Guangdong Southern Lead TV & Film Communication Co., Ltd. TriCoast Worldwide.

Produced by: Guangdong Southern Lead TV & Film Communication Co.,Ltd.

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