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City Light

Chengshi zhiguang

Directed by Yang Fudong
China, 2000
Short, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Through simple framing techniques, two different actors are used to represent an office worker who experiences a rift between his public and private personas. The film uses deadpan humour to capture a cyclical state of waking and sleeping, alienation and longing in urban life.

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City Light Directed by Yang Fudong