Jia Zhangke

Chinese film festival pulls opening film at the last second

By Charles Bramesco

Hu Guan’s The Eight Hundred was mysteriously withdrawn from this year’s Shanghai Film Festival.

Ash is Purest White

By Trevor Johnston

Jia Zhangke combines gangster pic and social critique to thrilling effect with help from his regular partner in crime Zhao Tao.

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Jia Zhangke takes up the iPhone for a new short film

By Charles Bramesco

The Chinese director’s The Bucket is much more than a commercial.

Ash is Purest White – first look review

By Adam Woodward

China’s foremost auteur Jia Zhangke returns with a stirring and constantly surprising social critique.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Mountains May Depart

By David Jenkins

Jia Zhangke’s ambitious, multi-stranded romantic epic features a stunning central turn from Zhao Tao.

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A Touch of Sin

By D'Arcy Doran

Violence as a way of life in Jia Zhangke’s searing state-of-the-nation address.

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