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AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL

(China)

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

To protect his friend, 16-year-old Wei Bu pushes the school bully down the staircase and flees the scene after the bully becomes hospitalized with his life hanging by a thread. Winner of the FIPRESCI Award at the 2018 Berlinale, An Elephant Sitting Still is the first and last film of Hu Bo: the director committed suicide in October 2017, at the age of 29...

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