Huang Lu (left) and Zu Feng in a still from Summer of Changsha, which Zu directed.

Cannes 2019: Summer of Changsha film review – crime drama smoulders but fails to spark

  • Debutant director Zu Feng also plays the lead character, an angst-ridden cop whose investigation into a murder brings him face to face with the victim’s sister
  • Both feel responsible for the death of a loved one – cue sad looks and grave talk, and a murder mystery turned relationship drama that in the end lacks soul
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Huang Lu (left) and Zu Feng in a still from Summer of Changsha, which Zu directed.
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