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Electric Shadows
A film by Xiao Jiang

95 minutes, fiction, color, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, 2004

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Synopsis

Electric Shadows is part of The Asia Society Collection.

From one of China's newest cinematic voices comes a charming tale set into motion by a disastrous encounter: delivery man Dabing crashes his bike into the mysterious Ling Ling. From her hospital bed, Ling Ling asks Dabing to go to her home and feed her fish; while there, Dabing discovers an astonishing diary. In its pages he reads stories of a little girl’s passion for the movies, which re-ignites his own longing for the days when the cinema enchanted China's masses, and audiences breathed and dreamed as one.


Reviews

" Joyous, unforgettable! A welcome gift to movie lovers everywhere."
- This Week in New York

"Enthralling!" - The New York Times

"Sweet and accomplished! Xiao Jiang is a terrific new find." - The Hollywood Reporter

"Movie love was never so engulfing, and rarely so sweet, as in this petite, elevating heart-warmer." - TIME Magazine

Selected as one of TIME Magazine's Best Films of the Year!


Links

Asia Society

See details about this film's theatrical run.


Disc Features

●  Director's Introduction & Biography
●  Film Notes
●  Photo Gallery


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