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76 Ratings

Female Directors

Nü daoyan

Directed by Yang Mingming
China, 2012


Two brilliant young women, art school graduates with deliciously profane vocabularies and supreme confidence, talk sex, cinema, and power, as they wield their shared video camera like a scalpel.

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Female Directors Directed by Yang Mingming

Critics reviews

In its casual disregard for the boundary between documentary and fiction, its bouyant and sexually frank portrait of young women in the modern city, and its use of plangent Michael Nyman-esque music, the film bears a happy likeness to some of the work of Michael Winterbottom.
October 02, 2015
It’s a singular work from the kind of voice most at risk in a climate of repression.
August 11, 2015
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A rough-hewn, rambunctious, and endearingly convoluted selfie mockumentary.
August 08, 2015
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