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The Artist’s Cut: Sunday Film Screenings – 《一个和八个》One and Eight | 1983 | China | 90mins | Mandarin with English subtitles Directed by Zhang Junzhao

18 Jan 2015, Sun 2:00pm -

One and Eight marks a radical departure from traditional filmmaking and the beginning of the “Fifth Generation” in the history of Chinese cinema. Adapted from an epic poem by Guo Xiaochuan, it tells the story of eight criminals and a deserting Chinese officer of the Eighth Route Army caught in the midst of the second Sino-Japanese War.

The film’s outstanding cast includes Tao Zeru, Chen Daoming, and Lu Xiaoyan, art direction by He Qun and cinematography by acclaimed Chinese Director, Zhang Yimou.