Life, Death and Unfulfilled Desires: Teng Congcong on Send Me to the Clouds

Teng Congcong’s bittersweet debut feature Send Me to the Clouds is the latest in a welcome wave of films by female Chinese directors which includes Wang Lina’s A First Farewell (2018), Yang Mingming’s Girls Always […]

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on Nov, 22 · in Interviews

On Light and Shadow: A Conversation with Crosscurrent Director Yang Chao

For his second feature, director Yang Chao presents a trek that is at once ordinary and extraordinary: a largely solitary journey on a river in a boat. The river in question is the Yangtze River […]

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on Oct, 10 · in Interviews

Who Killed Cock Robin (Taiwan, 2017)

In a country eleven times smaller than the state of California, intertwining narratives are likely to be more commonplace in Taiwan than its neighbours, perhaps even inescapable. Though the odds of life-changing and eye-opening events […]

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on Feb, 19 · in Reviews

One Night Only (China, 2016)

Gao Ye (Aaron Kwok) is a gambling addict deeply in debt with local loan sharks. When a sex worker named Mo Mo (Yang Zishan) turns up at his hotel door, he soon sees it as […]

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on Feb, 09 · in Reviews

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