• Behemoth (2017)


Release Date: January 27th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

The ravages wrought upon inner Mongolia by its coal and iron industries.

Director: Liang Zhao

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David ParkinsonEmpire

    Filled with striking and scarringly disconcerting images of vandalised nature, satanic mills and redundant modernity, this is a mournful tribute to a maligned migrant workforce and a sobering reminder that nothing comes cheap. show more

  • 80
    Mike McCahillThe Guardian

    What this exceptionally lucid film-survey reveals is what has to go on at ground level, and beneath the surface, in order to power a powerhouse. show more

  • 100
    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com

    This film, directed by Zhao Liang (acclaimed here for his 2009 “Petition”) is a kind of poetic documentary. It’s all images and sounds, no interviews, no talking heads. show more

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