A still from Ondog from Chinese filmmaker Wang Quan’an.

Berlin 2019: Ondog film review – Chinese-Mongolian drama is a playful rumination on the cycle of life

  • This seventh feature from Chinese filmmaker Wang Quan’an is full of humanity, humour and unforgettable images
  • Mongolia’s vast expanses of land and sky are stunningly shot by Aymerick Pilarski, while the film also features one of cinema’s weirdest sex scenes
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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A still from Ondog from Chinese filmmaker Wang Quan’an.
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Wu Jing in a still from The Wandering Earth. Photo: Future Affairs Administration

The Wandering Earth could be the film to spark China’s science fiction moviemaking

  • The film, starring Wolf Warrior’s Wu Jing, is a sci-fi movie of epic scale that rivals Hollywood blockbusters like Interstellar and Gravity
  • Hopes are high that it will inspire more quality Chinese sci-fi blockbusters after a frankly embarrassing line of substandard productions
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Wu Jing in a still from The Wandering Earth. Photo: Future Affairs Administration
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