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嘉年华 | Jia Nian Hua

Vivian Qu China, 2017

Dada Kubin's rating of the film Angels Wear White

From an aesthetic point of view “Angels” reminds me a lot of Dardenne brothers’ films. Mundane realism about the harsh reality that breaks those people who are in a fragile position – in this case young girls and working women. As much as “Angels” is about misogyny it’s about opportunism, money and corruption in contemporary China. A theme that keeps popping up in Chinese cinema, most likely for a reason.