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  1. xuxuxush's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    such a poetic voice-over. A luminous window into the Chinese soul during the amorphous years after WWII and before the Communist takeover in 1949.

  2. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

  3. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    When you stare long into the past, the past will drop by on you in a slightly anamorphic guise. Intently gazing into and intensely regretting what happened and was lost in war (fame and family riches), an aloof hypochondriac awakens what could have happened but never occurred (the ex-, now insufflated with new verve under abraded present, -lover of his wife). Think of voice-over as the 6th character. It bonds what's

  4. Cinema Omnivore's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    8/10, my review: http://wp.me/p1eXom-22B

  5. Muraki's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    a chinese classic. the moon sequence is remarkable.

  6. José Neves's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    35mm. As in Mizoguchi, the camera elegantly seeks the dark areas of the human drama, looking for its plasticity. Like Oliveira, the voice-over is another readability level, an invisible visual layer made sensitive by its inner drama to(in) the film structure. The voice of the protagonist is a figure of her psychological demands, that precedes or overrides the filmed actions, in an incomparable act of modernity.

  7. Alex Ander 0's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

  8. HSBilly's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

  9. Cosi's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

  10. TFCHooligan69's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    An essential classic of Chinese cinema.

  11. apexa's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    This is definitely one of those select few films where just about 5 or so minutes into it I was in love with the film, which only increased as it progressed. Felt like witnessing poetry in film form. Really deserves all the acclaim it gets.

  12. sam's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    Baroque architecture: a complex pendulum swing from balance to instability and back again to harmony choreographed by the camera. The sequence by "moonlight" stands out in particular.

  13. Mary Anne Magajes's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    A BLACK-AND-WHITE NON-EPIC BUT NOT FAILURE.

  14. InsertOzuReferencehere's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    one of the greatest melo "none" dramas ever made

  15. toeachiscinema's rating of the film Spring in a Small Town

    Had the privilege of seeing this in the cinema. A classic that heavily influenced the films of Zhang Ke Jia