Poet On A Business Trip (A NETPAC Presentation)
(Chinese/ 2015/ 103 mins)
Dir. Ju Anqi
31st March | 09:00 PM
Synopsis: Shot nearly a decade prior to its production, the film follows a poet as he sets off on an inhospitable “business trip” through Xinjiang. The physically exhausting tour provides an existential brothel visit, bumps along a bad road, and a glimpse of a disappearing world, as well as sixteen melancholy poems.The only independent film to come out of Xinjiang, providing an unsentimental yet melancholy glimpse of a country in transition and a mirror for the existential irreversibility of time.
Suitable for 18 years and above
Entry Free: Passes available at the Programmes desk, Habitat World, IHC