I Am Not Madame Bovary (China, 2016) [OAFF 2017]

I Am Not Madame Bovary is a Chinese film adapted for the screen by Liu Zhenyun from his 2012 novel, I Did Not Kill My Husband. The use of the name of Gustave Flaubert’s 19th […]

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on Mar, 07 · in Reviews

Mr. Six (China, 2015)

The titular protagonist of Guan Hu’s well-crafted crime drama Mr. Six is a retired gangster in his late fifties, a no-nonsense Beijinger with a severely buzzed hairstyle who now uses his intimidating presence for good […]

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on Jan, 12 · in Reviews

Only You (China/USA, 2015)

The cultivated charm of Italy’s cities and the rugged beauty of its countryside provide appealing backdrops for the romantic contrivances of Only You, a slight concoction which casts Tang Wei and Liao Fan as will […]

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on Jul, 30 · in Reviews

Personal Tailor (China, 2013)

Swiftly getting back behind the camera following an unusually muted reception for his historical drama Back to 1942 (2012), perennial crowd-pleaser Feng Xiaogang returns to the popular satire that established him as a box office […]

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on Apr, 01 · in Reviews

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