夹边沟 | The Ditch

The Ditch

A political ghost story that gives voice to atrocious memories, The Ditch draws equally from classical Chinese drama and Wang’s experience as a documentary filmmaker. The film’s realistic style perfectly balances the intensity of the subject matter. This is an exceptional work of ascetic cinematic poetry.

Directed by Bing Wang | Starring : Zhengwu Cheng, Niansong Jing, Ye Lu, Cenzi Xu, Haoyu Yang | Presented at Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Sao Paulo Film Festival, Stockholm Film Festival, Nantes Film Festival, Alès Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival

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最后的贵族 | The Last Aristocrats

The Last Aristocrats

Set in 1948. Three friends go to America to study. Whilst there one of the girls hears that her parents have died suddenly. She disappears, much to the anxiety of her friends. When she returns she is a broken and desolate young woman.

Directed by Jin Xie | Starring : Hong Pan, Cunxin Pu, Kechun Li, Xiong Xiao, Lisa Lu | Presented at N/A