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Jia Zhang-ke, a Guy from Fenyang
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Synopsis

Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station) accompanies the prolific Chinese director Jia Zhangke on a walk down memory lane, as he revisits his hometown and other locations used in creating his ever-growing body of work.

Our take

The great Chinese auteur Jia Zhang-ke (A Touch of Sin, 24 City) receives an essential film portrait with a Guy from Fenyang. Made by a fellow world-renowned filmmaker, Walter Salles (Central Station), the documentary offers rare insight and access by traveling with Jia to his hometown.