Lou Ye explores again human obsessions and passions of a double (or mirrored?) love triangle. Fascinating, raw, sensual and devastating.
As usual, the director doesn't candy-coat his views and ideas, which gives his film(s) a compelling urgency. When cinema is political, artistic and meaningful.
Essentially fort the last ten minutes and their aerial feeling of life... In the end, it has just the simplicity and the poetry than all the film was desperatly running for with its artificial screenplay.