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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (100 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : FilmRise, 2016.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Xu Gang, Zhang Zhiyong, Xue Baohe
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by FilmRise in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
When a traveling soap salesman arrives in a desolate Chinese town, a crime occurs, and sets the strange residents against each other with tragicomic results in this darkly funny and absurdist gem of contemporary Chinese Cinema.. Winner of the Special Jury Prize for World Cinema - Dramatic Feature at the and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Nominated for Best Director and Best Feature Film at the Golden Horse Film Festival.. "An offbeat, sidelong glance at Chinese society which combines a striking visual impact with underplayed, deadpan humor." - Wendy Ide, Screen International. "Smart and archly funny." - Joe Bendel, Epoch Times
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In Chinese,Mandarin
Subject: Foreign language films.
Motion pictures.
Genre: Comedy
Feature films.

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