Film Screening: The World

24-TheWorldDir: Jia Zhangke / Starring: Zhao Tao, Chen Taisheng / 2004 / 2hr 23mins / 12 certificate

An allegorical evocation of globalisation, The World is a story of internal and external migrations set in a theme park of the world’s most famous monuments.


The last in our Ashes of Time film series – comprising of key works from Chinese cinema alluded to in Isaac Julien’s multiscreen film installation Ten Thousand Waves.

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