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433 Ratings

Unknown Pleasures

Ren xiao yao

Directed by Jia Zhangke
China, 2002


Contemporary street-corner kids in China make good use of their time, because they want to die young. Before then, Xiao Ji first wants to bed a model; Bin Bin is mainly interested in karaoke. The third film by the greatest talent of the Chinese cinema.

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Unknown Pleasures
Directed by Jia Zhangke

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2002 | Competition

Toronto International Film Festival

2002 | Contemporary World Cinema

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2003 | Main Programme

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2011 | Digital Shadows

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