THREE FILMS BY ZHANGKE JIA (TBA) CHINA IN MANDARIN DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £59.99
Features In 24 City (2008), A Touch of Sin (2013) and Mountains May Depart (2015).
IN 24 CITY (2008)
Jia combines documentary and fiction film as he charts the transformation of a military hardware factory into a complex of luxury flats, and the social impact this has.
A TOUCH OF SIN (2013)
Four people, an angry miner, an migrant, a receptionist at a sauna and a young factory worker are all separately driven to acts of violence by circumstances. .
MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART (2015)
Moving portrait of one family, covering several decades, as the impact of China’s capitalist experiment set the course of their lives.
Limited Edition Dual Format Collection [2000 copies]
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of each film
Original 5.1 surround sound audio (DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-rays) for each film
Three interviews with director Jia Zhangke on each film, by critics including Scott Foundas and Tony Rayns
Introductions to each film by Tony Rayns
From Fenyang to the World: a visual essay on Jia Zhangke, looking in particular at his style and evolution as a filmmaker, by author Michael Berry
Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang (2014, 105 mins), a feature length documentary on the life and work of the director by celebrated filmmaker Walter Salles [Limited Edition Exclusive]
Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Scott Saslow for all films
Booklet featuring new writing on the films by Chris Berry, Geoffrey Macnab, Jonathan Rosenbaum and Tony Rayns [Limited Edition Exclusive]
In Mandarin with English subtitles.
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