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A short film on the poetic sadness of China's air pollution, by a censored director

Jia Zhangke renowned film A Touch of Sin, which was banned by Chinese censors, examined the human toll of the country’s economic expansion. Now Jia is taking another bracing look at another side effect of China’s growth: Its horrific air pollution.  1,053 more words

A Touch of Sin (2013)

★★★★★

Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin is a shockingly bleak and sad tale of ordinary Chinese lives blighted by catastrophe in a rapidly changing modern world, giving the audience a good drubbing and with only a glimmer of hope at the end. 1,458 more words

What I've Been Watching

Alasdair Connell reblogged this on F O E C and commented:

a-touch-of-sin-medal-FOEC-Over the Christmas break I helped my Dad begin his own blog, A Touch of Film, as an outlet for the reams of film reviews that he turns out each month. I've reposted his first published review, a semi-collaborative effort between both of us that was written up from our extensive discussions of Jia Zhangke's direct and exquisitely composed Cannes prize-winner. Enjoy!

Films of 2014 remembered pre-Oscars

And the winners are….

The awards are in the cupboard for distribution on Stages floodlit and spot lit across the Globe in 2015 for works that reached us in the year just gone. 1,218 more words

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A Touch of Sin (2013)

★★★★★

Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin is a shockingly bleak and sad tale of ordinary Chinese lives blighted by catastrophe in a rapidly changing modern world, giving the audience a good drubbing and with only a glimmer of hope at the end. 1,458 more words

What I've Been Watching

Guest post: Garrett Dee on Jia Zhangke's 'A Touch of Sin'

This is a guest post from blogger Garrett Dee which offers a different perspective on a film I reviewed a little while ago, Jia Zhangke’s… 866 more words

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Quick Take: A Touch of Sin (2013)

Winning the Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival obviously doesn’t get you much cachet here in America, since it only opened in very limited release, received a low amount of media promotion, and made less than $100,000 at the box office. 124 more words

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《天注定》影評 A Touch of Sin Review

A Touch of Sin is a film by Jia Zhangke (賈樟柯). I’ve only seen Platform (《站台》) by him before, so am unfamiliar with the majority of his work.  1,561 more words

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