World Perspectives / UK premiere

Longing for the Rain (Chunmeng)

  • Yang Lina /
  • Hong Kong /
  • 2013 /
  • 98 mins

Zhao Siyuan, Fu Jia, Dej Pongpazroj, Xue Hong / Fiction / Chinese Mandarin

A daring erotic ghost story from China.

A Beijing housewife, contented with her loveless marriage, her female friends, and her little daughter, finds her comfortable existence threatened by the visits of a ghostly lover with whom she has passionate sex. Her addiction to this new relationship threatens her comfortable existence. This subtle and unpredictable film delves with great imagination into the erotic and spiritual lives of women in contemporary China.

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  • #1 Marton Juhasz / Thursday 13 June, 2013 / 19:11 GMT

    Check the description again?

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