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4.3
550 Ratings

Platform

Zhantai

Directed by Jia Zhangke
China, 2000
Drama, Comedy, History

Synopsis

Set in Jia’s native Fenyang in Shanxi Province, the film offers an epic social history of China in radical cultural and economic transformation from Maoism to market capitalism. This transition is charted through the trials and tribulations of a troupe of young performers…

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Platform Directed by Jia Zhangke

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Netpac Award

Toronto International Film Festival

2000

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2001

Village Voice Film Poll

2000 | Winner: Best Undistributed Film

2001 | 3rd place: Best Undistributed Film

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