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22 Ratings

Spring Subway

Kaiwang chuntian de ditie

Directed by Zhang Yibai
China, 2002


This dreamy and stylish drama centers on a young couple drifting, perhaps inexorably, apart. Ever since Liu Jianbin (Geng Le) lost his job, he’s been unable to tell his wife Chen Xiaohui (Xu Jinglei), instead he rides the subway each day hoping for a solution…

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Spring Subway Directed by Zhang Yibai

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  • Gondo's rating of the film Spring Subway

    "Clean, inventive framings constantly counterpoise the emotionally confused characters in a crisp, Ikea-furnished, polished mirror-glass world of tangible contemporaneity. The commodities all know their places: it's just the human inhabitants of Beijing's anonymously post-modern streetscapes who seem lost, fragile, insufficiently clear about who they are and what they want." - Shelly Kraicer

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