The Wild Goose Lake

Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 9:30pm

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Diao Yinan delivers a definitive Chinese crime noir, in which the ravishing style and inventive staging form the substance. There’s the gangster on the run, the femme fatale at his side and the cops and bad guys trying to do them in. Film noir classics like Dark Passage, You Only Live Once and They Live By Night come to mind, most evidently in Diao’s pitch-black vision of a place where none of the characters will make it out unscathed.

Year: 2019

Country: China

Director: Diao YINAN

Cast: Hu Ge, Kwai Lun Mei, Liao Fan, Wan Qian


Run time: 113 minutes

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