Modern Masters

ASH IS PUREST WHITE

Directed by Zhangke Jia

China, France and Japan, 2018, 2h 16min, DCP, In Mandarin and Chinese with English subtitles

Modern Masters

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtimes

Mon, May 6

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The director of STILL LIFE and MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART returns with a daring 3-part epic, spanning 17 years in contemporary China. Phenomenal actress Tao Zhao plays Qiao, the girlfriend of a mob boss in a declining rural coal town, whose relationship and status is disrupted by violence. 2018 Cannes Film Festival main competition film.

REVIEWS

“A deliciously campy slasher flick exploring the dark side of desire.” -Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter

“This magical, erotic, disco-tinged horror-thriller is like cinematic candy.” -Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times

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