Monthly Archives: November 2012

Egg and Stone by Huang Ji >> Stockholm IFF 2012

Huang Ji uses minimal devices to capture the unspoken love, anxious waiting and muffled desperation of an unwanted teenage girl in a small village in China. A humbling film. China has the largest population and the highest abortion rates in

Egg and Stone by Huang Ji >> Stockholm IFF 2012

Huang Ji uses minimal devices to capture the unspoken love, anxious waiting and muffled desperation of an unwanted teenage girl in a small village in China. A humbling film. China has the largest population and the highest abortion rates in

You can’t go home again – Our Homeland by Yang Yonghi >> Stockholm IFF 2012

Our Homeland is director Yang Yonghi’s first feature, after her two acclaimed documentaries on how her brothers’ lives were in North Korea, together with a comparison with life of her and her parents’ in South Korea. Yang’s focus is always

You can’t go home again – Our Homeland by Yang Yonghi >> Stockholm IFF 2012

Our Homeland is director Yang Yonghi’s first feature, after her two acclaimed documentaries on how her brothers’ lives were in North Korea, together with a comparison with life of her and her parents’ in South Korea. Yang’s focus is always

A dubious dilemma – Lotus by Liu Shu >> Stockholm IFF 2012

An interview with Liu Shu, writer/director of Lotus During the 2012 SIFF, I was asked to do an interview with Liu Shu, writer and director of the film Lotus, which arouses my curiosity once I learn it was shot on

A dubious dilemma – Lotus by Liu Shu >> Stockholm IFF 2012

An interview with Liu Shu, writer/director of Lotus During the 2012 SIFF, I was asked to do an interview with Liu Shu, writer and director of the film Lotus, which arouses my curiosity once I learn it was shot on