Doze Niu’s follow-up to his gangster drama is a complex dramedy about various types of love in contemporary China-Taiwan relations.
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Air Doll forces us to witness loneliness and isolation through the eyes of a sex air doll that becomes human.
Akunin is a crime drama, however, unlike the crimes we’re used to watching, this has little to do with finding out who did it and more about why this person did it.
Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams, and they all could come true.
Albert Nobbs is also sort of a passion project for Glenn Close, who not only starred in the film as the title character, or wrote the script alongside John Banville — she also produced it. This is Close’s baby and that will be it.
Burton’s version of Alice in Wonderland tells the story of 19-year-old Alice visiting Wonderland for the second time to liberate its people from the evil Red Queen.
All About Love marks, I believe, Hong Kong’s first mainstream film dealing with a relationship between two women. It stars VERY funny lady Sandra Ng and singer/actress Vivian Chow — back from her retirement from the Chinese entertainment industry.
All Dogs Go to Heaven tells the story of a crooked but friendly mixed-race dog Charlie who gets involved in devious gambling businesses against his backstabbing business partner Carface. After a fail murder, Charlie fins a little orphan girl who can speak to animals.
Altiplano shows us the interconnected stories between a war photographer who had the bad experience of witnessing the execution of her Iran guide, and an Andean village who are uprising against a contaminating mine that have cost some of their loved ones’ lives.
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