An Elephant Sitting Still (DVD)

An Elephant Sitting Still (DVD)

DVD - 2019 | Chinese | Widescreen ed
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While protecting his friend from a school bully, sixteen-year-old Wei Bu pushes the bully down a staircase. He later learns that the bully is hospitalized, gravely injured. Wei's neighbor, 60-year-old Wang Jin, decides to join him as does Huang Ling, Wei's classmate. Together, they decide their only hope is to flee town. They board a bus to Manchuria, where it is a rumored that a circus elephant is said to be sitting still, seeming oblivious to pain and tribulations of the world at large.
"[Hu] has given us a triumph of bold sociopolitical critique and intimate human portraiture, and a reminder that you rarely encounter the one without the other."--Los Angeles Times
"An act of solemn, disciplined and passionate protest."--New York Times
"One of the great achievements of recent cinema."--The New Yorker
Publisher: [United States] : Icarus, 2019
Edition: Widescreen ed
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 230 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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