Each of us is captured on surveillance cameras, on average, 300 times a day. These all-seeing “eyes” observe Qing Ting too, a young woman, as she leaves the Buddhist temple where she has been training to become a nun.
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[Porto/Post/Doc'17] Even though it is a bold idea and a pretty interesting cinematic experience, the storyline is poor and underdeveloped. The twists didn't feel natural, as didn't most of the dialogs. Despite being a fake narrative built from real images, it could have more authenticity and truth.
TIFF17. As much about process as it is about content, and by extension the unseen/'unremarkable' content. I kept picturing the editors spending countless hours watching nothing happen in surveillance footage only for something completely out of the ordinary to take place, apropos of nothing that's happened before. Exemplifies the adage of cinema as "life with the boring parts edited out."