Sunday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater
Please note: This event has been canceled. Click here for more information.
Please note: Midi Z and actress and co-writer Ke-Xi Wu will no longer be attending due to travel issues
Dir. Midi Z. Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar. 2019, 103 mins. DCP. In Mandarin with English subtitles. With Wu Ke-Xi, Sung Yu-Hua, Hsia Yu-Chiao, Shih Ming-Shuai. After eight years toiling in bit parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu finally gets her big break with a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The shoot is challenging—there are explicit sex scenes and the director is impatient and insenstitive—but the film proves to be a professional and critical breakthrough. Yet Nina’s psychological resolve begins to crack. In light of two family crises, she rushes back to her family home, where she dreams of rekindling a close relationship with her childhood friend Kiki while suffering from visions of a mysterious woman stalking and attacking her. As Nina clings to memories of happier times, it seems that there is one crucial memory that she is repressing. A Film Movement release. New York Premiere.Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors & students / $9 youth ages 3–17 / free for Museum members). (Members may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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