Unknown Pleasures

Jia Zhang-Ke's third feature is a sequel of sorts to his epic PLATFORM (2000), which followed a group of provincial Chinese actors through the uncertainty of the post-Mao decade. The year is now 2001, and the future looks brighter: China is about to enter the WTO, Beijing is seriously being considered as the site of the 2008 Summer Oympics, and a new superhighway...read more