Pour une meilleure expérience sur MUBI, Mettez à jour votre navigateur.

Kan shang qu hen mei

Zhang Yuan Italy, 2006

Squashua's rating of the film Little Red Flowers

A rickety doll's house that is, in some parts, a kindergarten The 400 Blows. Qiang, our lead, spends the film 50/50 between blubbing his eyes out and rebelling against authority figures who are neither very cruel or that maligned in their positions. The Tchaikovsky-esque symphonies swell around bleak yet claustrophobic expanses but this really never goes beyond the 'Misunderstood New Kid' trope set in period clothes.