Mountains May Depart
- China / France / Japan
- 2h 11min
- Directed by: Zhangke Jia
- Cast: Tao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jing Dong Liang
In 1999, dance instructor Tao (Zhao) is torn between coal miner Liangzi (Liang) and entrepreneur Zhang (Zhang). A sweeping portrait of friendship that captures the changing face of modern China, as well as a melancholy reflection on lost dreams, it has the scope and emotion of a great novel.
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Mountains May Depart11 Dec 2017
Sweeping portrait of friendship spanning a quarter of a century, from Chinese director Jia Zhangke
Mountains May Depart, from director Jia Zhangke (A Touch of Sin, Still Life), has all the sweep and emotion of a great epic novel. Mixing classic melodrama with futuristic speculation, it captures the changing face of modern China through the lives of…
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