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Platform

Cast

Zhao Tao, Hongwei Wang, Jing Dong Liang, Tian Yi Yang View All


Crew

Jia Zhangke (Director), Jia Zhangke (Writer) View All

Release: Sep. 4th, 2000
Runtime: 2 hours, 29 minutes
The movie is set in the remote chinese province of Fenyang, and spans the turbulent 1980s by following four performers in the state-run Peasant Culture Group. We see the group evolve from workers that are restricted to approved revolutionary classics that praise Chairman Mao, through performance of western classics, after china adopts an 'open door' policy, and the effects on their lives.
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Of course, I'm a person who does indeed need to be blown away by some aspect of a film, similarly to many Mofos, for a film to become a favorite on a personal level, so while I found Platform to be a near-masterpiece, I won't be revisiting it too often.


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