Genre: Drama
Rated: PG with violence and coarse language
Runtime: 137 min
Country: China 2018
Language: Mandarin with English subtitles
Trailer: Ash is Purest White

Director: Zhangke Jia

Synopsis: China’s preeminent filmmaker presents us with a wonderfully acted epic romance between a low-level gangster and a woman from an impoverished mining town who goes to prison for him. Upon her release she goes searching for him, embarking on a journey of discovery, disillusionment, and her own development,  all unfolding against the backdrop of a country modernizing at a dizzying pace.