Two films at the San Sebastian Film Festival showcase a more old school way of depicting the bittersweet passage of time.
Jia Zhangke combines gangster pic and social critique to thrilling effect with help from his regular partner in crime Zhao Tao.
This stunning animated fantasy from Chinese pair Liang Xuan and Zhang Chun rivals Studio Ghibli.
Fans of Quentin Tarantino and Jim Jarmusch will delight in Liu Jian’s animated crime noir.
Jia Zhangke’s ambitious, multi-stranded romantic epic features a stunning central turn from Zhao Tao.
The director’s work has long echoed the underlying anxiety felt in his homeland.
“Chollywood’’ is set to become the next major rival to North America’s film industry.
China’s bureaucracy is exposed to great comedic effect in this sharp satire from director Feng Xiaogang.
The poetry and horror of globalisation and manual labour are beautifully evoked in this haunting doc-fiction hybrid.
Matt Damon defends mankind against mysterious forces in the most expensive Chinese movie of all time.
The opening night film of this year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival shows China on a collision course with chaos.
By Adam Cook
Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special got us thinking about Edward Yang’s early ’90s romantic comedy.
Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s martial arts period piece promises to be one of the best films of 2016.