• The Still Life (2006) Rating & Reviews

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  • Few of China's Sixth Generation filmmakers have turned to their country's explosive economic growth and its attendant upheavals with so sharp an eye and so heavy a heart as Jia Zhang-ke. show more

  • The first great film of the year. It’s beautiful but so much more—full of subtle feeling, framed by a monstrous, eroding landscape. show more

  • Perhaps Jia is trying to prove the point that the future has already arrived. Or perhaps he is suggesting that the truth is stranger than science fiction. This is today's China: Anything is possible. show more

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