Tag: Icarus Films

Lost Course (Hong Kong, 2019)

The time for action has passed. I’m older now. The time for reflection has started. — Bruno in Le petit soldat (1960/1963) Early in Jill...

Of Shadows (China/Canada, 2016)

Shot in Huanxian County, Yi Cui’s feature debut captures the art of shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, and its place in this northeast...

Spark (China, 2019)

Hu Jie’s documentary Spark tells the story of its namesake, an underground magazine published during the 1960s by university students in Mao’s China. The magazine...

The East State Wind Farm (China, 2009)

The East State Wind Farm,​ a documentary using interviews as primary sources, interspersed with animated sequence, continues Hu Jie’s mission to expose the horrors and...

Though I Am Gone (China, 2006)

At the start of his documentary Though I Am Gone, Hu Jie asks his interviewing subject, Mr. Wang Jungyao, whether it was painful to photograph...

Angels Wear White (China, 2017)

A girl examines a massive, disembodied foot wearing a white shoe. Could it be a huge sandal, since we’re on the boardwalk of a seaside...

The Apology (Canada, 2016)

During World War II, invading Japanese soldiers would kidnap young women across Asia – in Korea, China, and the Philippines – and enslave them into...

The Widowed Witch (China, 2017)

Er Hao (Tian Tian) is called a witch for having three husbands die upon her. When the last one dies in an explosion at the...