I was one of of few who, as a big Jia fan, was pretty disappointed by A Touch of Sin. I love Mountains conceptually. It is a real coup. The use of 1.33/1 in the first section is glorious. Many complain about the actors in section three. The nature of the performances strikes me as a metaphor for dislocation and confusion, foregrounding the significant gulf between the Chinese and the Western experience of the world.