2018. China. 110 min. Mandarin. Subtitled.
Director: Gan Bi. Featuring: Sylvia Chang, Yongzhong Chen, Jue Huang, Hong-Chi Lee, Meng Li, Wei Tang.
Returning to his hometown of Kaili after over a decade has past, Luo Hongwu cannot escape the troubling memories of his former life. After visiting his father’s home, he finds an old photograph of a woman he once loved. Luo is tormented by the recollections of the beautiful woman he left behind. In his quest to find the location of this mysterious woman, the past and present intersect and alter leaving Luo to wonder what is real and what is imaginary. Nothing is quite as it seems in this reimagined, dream-like Film Noir. Introduction by Charles Laughlin (UVA)
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 5