A still from The Summer Is Gone (category IIA; Putonghua) starring Kong Weiyi (centre) and Zhang Chen, directed by Zhang Dalei.

Film review: The Summer Is Gone – Zhang Dalei’s Golden Horse-winning debut remembers China on the cusp of economic reforms

In reminiscing about his own childhood and setting the film around his actual hometown, Zhang has created one of the most sincere works to come out of China’s recent wave of nostalgia-tinted films

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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A still from The Summer Is Gone (category IIA; Putonghua) starring Kong Weiyi (centre) and Zhang Chen, directed by Zhang Dalei.
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