Mountains May Depart
aka Shan he gu ren
First screened in September 2015
Director: Jia Zhangke. Cast: Zhao Tao, Zhang Yi, Liang Jing Dong, Sylvia Chang, Dong Zijian. Screenplay: Jia Zhangke.

Twitter Capsule: Hi, I'd like a Hong Sang-soo, a Stella Dallas, a Notes on a Scandal (iced), and a small side of Drrrainage?!

VOR:   Jia is among our most innovative narrative filmmakers, recording trends in Chinese life while increasingly plumbing characters' souls. I wasn't sold here, but still, make a date.



Photo © 2015 Beijing Runjin Investment/Arté France/Office Kitano/Xstream Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–


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