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山河故人 | Shan he gu ren

Jia Zhangke China, 2015

David Grillo's rating of the film Mountains May Depart

The existential day after The Shop Around The Corner. What is the true price of the present if the future is so uncertain? A woman's personal life is traded for currency her relationships gradually internalize the existential crises of the 21st century stuck between losing the past & losing the future later revealing to us the slow conditioning of advanced capitalism's global takeover with a stand in oedipal mother.