Films By Wang Bing

"One of Wang's most heartrending works … a portrait of a system too financially preoccupied and uncaring to support its own medical institutions." – Little White Lies ... A psychiatric hospital, somewhere in south-west China. Inmates, patiently observed by the camera, walk the corridors and interact with little interference from either doctors or staff. It is a free society within a cage. ... Wang... Read more
"An unquestionably eye-opening, deeply human, strikingly lensed look at an impoverished family whose rudimentary living conditions are a sharp riposte to the illusion of China's economic boom." - Variety ... Three sisters, aged four, six and ten, live alone in a tiny village in Yunnan Province, barely surviving on small rations of food supplied by their stern aunt. The girls' mother has deserted t... Read more
"[Wang's] camera seems to melt away, as, paradoxically, his subjects become accustomed to his intimately distanced presence." – Cinema Scope ... As armed conflict rages in Myanmar's north-east, tens of thousands of refugees flee across the Chinese border. Many of these belong to the Ta'ang minority, an ethnocultural group that has long been locked in struggle with Burmese government forces. Some a... Read more
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