Fortissimo Films has soldZhang Yang's San Sebastian winner Sunflower to Spain's Diorama.

Starring Joan Chen andco-produced by Fortissimo, China Film and Being-based Ming Productions, thefilm portrays a Chinese family over three decades following the CulturalRevolution. It picked up awards for best director and best photography (JongLin) at this year's San Sebastian film festival.

'We're delighted to start arelationship with Diorama and we are already in discussions for further films,'said Fortissimo's Nicole Mackey.

Zhang previously directed SpicyLove Soup, Shower and Quitting, which all played widely on the festival circuit and were also domesticbox office hits.