Liang Hongli stars as a struggling, recently unemployed young factory worker who must return to his family’s laundrette, where he ‘borrows’ a police officer’s shirt and begins successfully impersonating an officer of the law.
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Uniform seems to go for high-art but instead musters up a lot of pretentiousness. It could use some editing as the camera seems to meaninglessly linger much too often on nothing. The dialogue is also cold and lacks substance, nor is there much of a climatic moment in the narrative. This means that very little is ripe for evaluation, other than simplistic themes of how authority-- even faked-- can go to one's head.