The film opens on the morning of December 8th 2007, in Karamay's Xiaoxihu cemetery. Daybreak casts a cold grey light over faraway mountains and the Gobi sands. As the camera moves from ... See full summary »
On the 50th anniversary of Warhol's cult film, Sleep, Lilja took the risk and decided to make a remake of the classic. Andy could not make it according to his plans due to the technical ... See full summary »
The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera.
The film is composed of segments created over a period of 36 years from 1978 until completion in 2006. Each segment is a silent 8mm film roll with a duration of 3 minutes and 25 seconds where a person is filmed in the situation he/she has chosen. No editing is done within a segment, no second take is allowed. The segments are than edited together (or removed for shortened versions of the film) See more »