The Land of Peach Blossoms (China, 2018) [CVF 2019]

Addressing issues similar to those found in Tracy Dong’s In Character (2018) is Zhou Mingying’s The Land of Peach Blossoms. On the surface, the two films present markedly different industries and locations: filmmaking/acting in the […]

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In Character (China, 2018) [CVF 2019]

In 2012, filmmaker Tracy Dong accompanied writer-director Ye Jing during auditions, casting, and rehearsals for a film project that concerns his teenage years in Sichuan during the Cultural Revolution. That project would result in Ye’s […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Reviews

First Night Nerves (China/Hong Kong, 2018) [CVF 2019]

First Night Nerves finds internationally renowned Hong Kong auteur Stanley Kwan returning to the director’s chair following an extended hiatus. Perhaps in a calculated effort to undercut expectations that he will once again scale the […]

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on Apr, 28 · in Reviews

A Family Tour (Taiwan/Singapore/Malaysia, 2018) [CVF 2019]

China may be surging far ahead of its competitive rivals with its mushrooming economy and erupting middle class but the country still rules over its citizens with an iron fist. A multitude of human rights […]

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on Apr, 27 · in Reviews

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