Mountains May Depart
aka Shan he gu ren First screened in September 2015
Director: Jia Zhangke. Cast: Zhao Tao, Zhang Yi, Liang Jing Dong, Sylvia Chang, Dong Zijian. Screenplay: Jia Zhangke. Twitter Capsule:
Hi, I'd like a Hong Sang-soo, a Stella Dallas, a Notes on a Scandal (iced), and a small side of Drrrainage?!
Jia is among our most innovative narrative filmmakers, recording trends in Chinese life while increasingly plumbing characters' souls. I wasn't sold here, but still, make a date.