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An Elephant Sitting Still

Da xiang xi di er zuo (China)

Directed by:
Bo Hu
Cast:
Zhang Yu, Peng Yuchang, Wang Yuwen, Liu Congxi
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2019
Category:
Synopsis:

Marathon screening - 10 minutes break

To protect his friend, 16-year-old Wei Bu pushes the school bully down the staircase and flees after the bully becomes hospitalized with his life hanging by a thread. Wei’s neighbour, Wang Jin, is estranged from his family and decides to join him. Huang Ling, Wei’s classmate, has an affair with a school official. Together, the desperate three decide to flee as the wounded bully’s hooligan brother, the school authorities and the parents all go on a cold-blooded hunt for Wei...

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