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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Yu, Liwei

An Zhu Ding A touch of sin /
Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances.
DVD 10409
Muyong Wu Yong /
The first section of the film presents images of workers in Guangdong factories as they cut, sew, and package garments. It also gives glimpses of workers breaking for lunch and visiting the infirmary for treatment. In the second section, it follows the success of a fashion house called Exception, run by Ma Ke. Her new clothing line Wu Yong (Inutile) consists of handmade coats and pants that are stiff and heavy, almost armor-like, and that flaunt their ties to work and nature. Ending this part with Ma's Paris show, the film moves back to China and the industrial wasteland of Fengyang, Shanxi. There it concentrates on home-based spinning and sewing. Neighborhood tailors patch up people's garments while the locals descend into the coalmines. A former tailor tells us that he gave up his work because large-scale clothes production rendered him useless.
DVD 10675