Han Sanming looks out over doomed Fengjie in Still Life.

Flashback: Still Life (2006) – Jia Zhangke’s Three Gorges Dam chronicle of destruction and despair

Jia was making a documentary about painter Liu Xiaodong, but was so struck by the devastation wrought by the giant dam’s construction that he made this prize-winning feature at the same time

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Han Sanming looks out over doomed Fengjie in Still Life.
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