It’s about to rain cats and dogs in the South of China. Trying to save enough money to be able to pay for his fiancée’s surgery, Xiao Zhang, a driver, steals a sack of money from his boss. The news start spreading, and everyone is on alert…
A film about freedom, about the ambitions that drive us and a portrayal of how far we would go for love.
This film premiered on February 2017, on the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.
In June 2017, the film was removed from the Annecy International Animated Film Festival under pressure of the Chinese government. It won the award for Best Animation Feature on the 54th Golden Horse Awards, in Taiwan (China). Controversial and innovative, the film got critiques from all over the world:
“Politically and Artistically Fresh” – The Guardian
“A Visceral Thriller” – Screen Daily
“If Tarantino remade Pulp Fiction as na Animated Movie” – Indiewire
Wednesday, March 14th, 10pm on Sala Manoel de Oliveira at Cinema São Jorge. Don’t miss it!