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长江图 | Chang Jiang Tu

Chao Yang Cina, 2015

xuxuxush's rating of the film Crosscurrent

exquisite cinematography and camera work, breathtaking shots of the Yangtze river, some moving + hilarious scenes, and poignant revelations about recent Chinese history. Ultimately though it lapsed into the hollow abstraction/dead end that entraps many inward-looking existentialist flicks. The sentimental music score got tiresome, as did the trope of woman as eternal symbol...in the end I prefer JZK's "Still Life."