To hear Jia Zhangke's cinema described is to brace yourself for dry, dull lectures on the state of the world today, but to watch his work is to discover worlds as fascinating as anything the George Lucases of the industry can imagine.
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.
That Shelf spoke exclusively with the acclaimed filmmaker Jia Zhangke about his new film Ash is Purest White, his fascination with the gangster genre, the challenges of maintaining ones voice, and how to use Disco music.
Does Mountains May Depart live up to Jia Zhangke's previous film A Touch of Sin?
Mountains May Depart TIFF 2015 review.
The Toronto Film Critics Association have announced Inside Llewyn Davis as their pick for best film of the year and announced their three finalists for Best Canadian Feature to be announced in January, Here's a look at all of the winner's from this year's voting.
A Touch of Sin Masters Director: Jia Zhangke A Touch of Sin brings to light the plight of the common working class in modern day China. Winning Best Screenplay at Cannes this year, writer and director Jia Zhangke (Still Life) intertwines four disturbing and violent stories, from four provinces into a startling snapshot of four […]