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June 12, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:10 pm
SOLD OUT. Tickets for seating in the front 3 rows will be available at the door at 7:05 p.m.
Screening Wed. June 12, 7:15 p.m.
WARNING: THIS FILM CONTAINS VIOLENCE.
Rated 94% on Rotten Tomatoes
New York Times Critic’s Pick
With SHADOW, director Zhang Yimou (COMING HOME, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS, RAISE THE RED LANTERN) once again pushes the boundaries of wuxia action to create a film like no other. The story is set in China during the legendary Three Kingdoms period of the 3rd century where there is an uneasy peace between a trio of kings.
“Zhang Yimou’s SHADOW has barely begun before two things become immediately apparent: this is an extravagant and exquisite visual tour de force with a plot that will take some time to sort out.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
“A rapturously beautiful work…combining the exquisite details of Chinese ink-brush painting with the melodramatic extravagance and suspension of disbelief of opera.” – Cary Darling, Houston Chronicle
“Breathtakingly beautiful.” – Jessica Kiang, Variety
Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)