dir. Jia Zhangke
£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
Doors 6.30PM - Film 7.30PM
In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.
Ash Is Purest White finds writer-director Zhangke Jia revisiting familiar themes while continuing to observe modern Chinese society with an urgent, empathetic eye.
“Ash Is Purest White review – epic outlaw romance in a changing China” The Guardian *****