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嘉年华 | Jia Nian Hua

Vivian Qu China, 2017

Renton47's rating of the film Angels Wear White

Using a split perspective that is hardly seen (even) in films of this nature to entangle several female experiences, it is this sensitivity to exploring the aftermath of the events that makes Angels stand out while being otherwise fairly pedestrian. Like many festival films from China it is bleak and despairing, the anger delivering a visceral and emotional blow in the final 20-minute stretch.