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  • Omok Girl

    Omok Girl


    Gut gelaunter koreanischer Indie mit einer jungen Krawallschachtel als Hauptfigur, der man nicht am Go-Brett gegenüber sitzen will. Diese Schnuten sind tödlich! Ein harmloser Film, aber unterhaltsam.

  • From Its Mouth Came a River of High-End Residential Appliances

    From Its Mouth Came a River of High-End Residential Appliances


    Chinese tradition versus high-rising capitalism in this performative, experimental documentary. A good starting point for further exploration.

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  • Pickpocket



    Excellent, gritty and realistic account of a petty criminal left behind by his old pals that can adapt to new aggregational develeopments of contemporary chinese society. A bit too long, maybe, and losing its track in the last half hour, but that's just minor criticism in an overall superb film. Cinematography by genius Yu Lik-wai.

  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure


    Yes, this is maybe as good as it gets. Its biggest achievements surely are that this is not an empty popculture ballet without significant meaning orbiting around itself in a delirious hedonist fashion but bears, on the one hand, a lot of reference to actual ongoing developments (speak: anxieties) of society (The Zero Church as a religious cult, cf. A Guru is born (Takeshi Kitano), or 1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)) and youth culture (panties-hentais versus punky chicks adoring pure love (cf.…