Mountains May Depart

Directed by Jia Zhangke

Year: 2015
Running Time: 131
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: Various
Country: Japan, France, China
Language: Cantonese, Mandarin, English
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Mountains May Depart

Cast
Sylvia Chang
Dong Zijian
Liang Jingdong
Zhang Yi
Zhao Tao

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Writer Jia Zhangke
Directed by Jia Zhangke


Mainland master Jia Zhangke scales new heights with Mountains May Depart. At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Reviews

"Essential viewing...Mr. Jia takes the pulse of China." -Manohla Dargis, The New York Times


"Blew us away from the get-go." -Amy Taubin, Film Comment


"Staggeringly ambitious piece of work from a filmmaker who creativity is evolving before our eyes." -Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Austin Film Society Austin 14711472008/14 & 8/16
Doc Films at the University of Chicago Chicago 1471060800August 13, 2016
Boedecker Theater @ Dairy Arts Center Boulder 1468987200July 20 - July 23, 2016
SIFF Cinema Seattle 14654448006/9-10, 7/1-7
Anthology Film Archives New York 14639760005/23 & 5/28
Hippodrome Theatre Gainesville 1463716800May 20 - June 2, 2016
Ryder Film Series Bloomington 1463716800May 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, June 3, 4
Kahala Theater Honolulu 1463112000May 13 - May 19, 2016
Brattle Theatre Cambridge 1463112000May 13 - May 16, 2016
George Eastman House Rochester 1463112000May 13, 2016
AMC Rolling Hills 20 Torrance 1462939200May 11, 2016
Oxnard Film Society Oxnard 1462766400May 9, 2016
Real Art Ways Hartford 1461902400April 29 - May 5, 2016
Lake Worth Playhouse Lake Worth 1461297600April 22 - April 28, 2016
Miami Dade College Tower Theater Miami 1461297600April 22 - April 28, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach 14612976004/22-24, 4/27, 4/30, 5/3-5


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