A TOUCH OF SIN

A film by Jia Zhang-Ke

Cast : Luo Lanshan, Wang Baoqiang, Jiang Wu, Zhao Tao

2013 / drama / Chine, Japon / original title : THIAN ZHU DING / 129’ / Color / status : completed / Cantonese, Mandarin / long feature-film / International catalog

An angry miner, enraged by the corruption of his village leaders, takes action.A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities that owning a firearm can offer.A pretty receptionist working in a sauna is pushed to the limit when a wealthy client assaults her.A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances.Four people, four different provinces. A reflection on contemporaryChina: a society in which rampant economic development has ushered in an epidemic of violence.