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GFF 2015: Dearest (Peter Chan, 2014)

Based on one specific real life incident, Chinese drama Dearest concerns the aftermath of a child abduction in Shenzhen, China. Starting in 2009, Peter Chan’s film follows Tian Wen-jun (Huang Bo) and his ex-wife Lu Xiao-juan (Hao Lei) as they both search for their missing toddler and come to terms with their respective guilt, forming bonds with a support group for bereft parents, as the narrative moves forward over several years… 10 more words


NO MAN'S LAND (2013) short review

Being shelved for four years over censorship issues sounds like a death knell for any film, and yet in the case of Ning Hao’s No Man’s Land… 298 more words

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The Venice-Toronto Express: Three Films at Two Festivals

It’s the week when film festivals are in full flower. Venice began Aug. 27 and concludes tomorrow; Telluride commandeered the long Labor Day weekend; and Toronto, the biggest, started last night and ends Sep. 1,343 more words