Told with black humour and a cynical air, this is a boldly original, tremendously entertaining view of a thoroughly corrupt society. Shot with a painterly eye, Kaurismaki would also admire the use of colour, the expert use of off-screen space and the exquisite timing.
“unexpectedly funny and dryly absurd” Variety
“An offbeat, sidelong glance at Chinese society which combines a striking visual impact with underplayed, deadpan humour.” Screen International
Winner World Cinema Special Jury Prize Sundance Film Festival 2017