Zhang Hanyu (right) and Yuan Quan in a still from The Captain (category IIA; Mandarin). Du Jiang co-stars.

The Captain film review: Andrew Lau returns to form with air-disaster movie based on real-life accident

  • Director’s best film in years, though that is not saying much, this story of a pilot who miraculously lands an airliner after a windscreen blowout is well told
  • The best scenes are those in the air; those on the ground are filled with cheesy dialogue. There’s some nationalistic tub thumping at the end
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Zhang Hanyu (right) and Yuan Quan in a still from The Captain (category IIA; Mandarin). Du Jiang co-stars.
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