Documentary about three women living on the margins on Chinese society – a nightclub hostess, a model, and a dancer. Under the harsh light of gaudy neon and through the sketches of their daily ‘marginality’, hopes are tainted with mockery.
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Almost like a heavily poeticized take on a Wu Wenguang film where individuals are singled out from an environment that so easily conceals them. Also for me it had a Millennium Mambo feel to it and I felt sorry for the women like I felt sorry for Qi Shu’s character.