Mountains May Depart

Mountains May Depart
  • 2015
  • China / France / Japan
  • 2h 11min
  • 12A
  • 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 Depart

11 Dec 20174 stars

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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