Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Wei Tang, Lust, Caution). Following leads across Guizhou province, he crosses paths with a series of colorful characters, among them a prickly hairdresser played by Taiwanese superstar Sylvia Chang. When the search leads him to a dingy movie theater, the film launches into an hour-long, gravity-defying 3D sequence shot that plunges its protagonist—and us—into a labyrinthine cityscape. China's biggest arthouse hit of all time, the film took in more than $40 million dollars in its opening weekend at the domestic box office.
Long Day's Journey into Night
Co-promoted by Program Council
Thu November 7, 2019, 7:00 PM, Chem 140
China, 2018, in Mandarin, Color, 138 min, 1.85 : 1
Director: Bi Gan, Writer: Bi Gan, Cast: Huang Jue, Tang Wei, Sylvia Chang, Lee Hong Chi, Chen Yongzhong
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