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A Touch of Sin
Drama, Rated MA15+, 130 Minutes.
Starring: Li Meng, Lanshan Luo, Wu Jiang
*** In Mandarin & Cantonese with English subtitles *** 112 more words

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Review: A Touch Of Sin

Jia Zhangke’s latest film, A Touch Of Sin, has caused something of a stir in his native China, where censors refused the film’s screening. It seems generally believed that this is not only because of the film’s violence (which is considerable at times, but far from boundary-breaking), but also thanks to the greater depiction of a nation that the film paints; that of a land of injustices, of exploitation and of unrecognised daily tragedies. 659 more words


A TOUCH OF SIN: Discover Tuesdays 22/7

When the grenade pin is pulled, no one is safe in A TOUCH OF SIN, writes Iain Boulton, Duty Manager at the Regal Picturehouse, Henley. 332 more words



I look back at the films I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new in the cinema or simply new to me. Dates are by UK release. 2,254 more words

Film Journal

A Touch Of Sin

It’s beautiful.
It’s serious.
It’s depressing.
I loved it.

Interwoven stories taken from recent real life Chinese news stories culled from Weibo that paint a portrait of its citizens struggling to cope with the dehumanising onslaught of capitalism. 378 more words


Celebrating Hayao Miyazaki

Cover story on the films of Studio Ghibli and their new film “The Wind Rises” created by their master animator Hayao Miyazaki in the new issue of “Sight and Sound” June, 2014 $9.99. 38 more words