Jia Zhang-ke

Ash Is Purest White Review

Jia Zhangke’s sprawling tale of love, ego and societal change in modern China is an entrancing look at how the cycles we often find ourselves in are just part of the universe’s design.

TIFF 2015: Spotlight on Platform

Our film editor explains what's unique about TIFF's new heavily curated Platform programme and why you should be checking out the twelve films it's comprised of.

A Touch of Sin Review

One of the best anthologies in years, Jia Zhang-ke’s A Touch of Sin offers a thrilling, multilayered, and delightfully bitter look at a Chinese economy told from a viewpoint sick of rampant arrogance and greed and openly asks about what an acceptable response to such indifference towards the working class would be.