Rework on Dong Chengpeng’s previous award winning short “A Final Reunion”. A comedy director has come up with an idea of breaking through his common filmmaking take by shooting a short film about how his grandmother would have spent on the New Year’s day, crews recruited, the protagonist on set, everyone ready in the rural remote country where he was born and raised while out of everyone’s expectation, the grandma passed. The movie has to … Read more
LIU Lu is leading a dreary and seemingly mundane life, working at a deer breeding farm. A friend, MA Hai, keeps trying in vain to win her affections. It’s as if she’s isolating and banishing herself from any kind of human warmth or love. MA Hai confesses he knows another LIU Lu and another himself in a ‘parallel world’. The more she learns about the other ‘her’, the more LIU Lu uncovers about the long … Read more
Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence. Internationally acclaimed Chinese master Jia Zhangke (The World) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this startling — and startlingly violent — modern wuxia tale of four outcasts on the margins of a rapidly changing China, who channel their underclass rage into a bloody and murderous rampage.