Leap movie review: legacy of Chinese women’s volleyball team chronicled, with Gong Li as coach Lang Ping in Peter Chan’s sports drama

//Leap movie review: legacy of Chinese women’s volleyball team chronicled, with Gong Li as coach Lang Ping in Peter Chan’s sports drama

Leap movie review: legacy of Chinese women’s volleyball team chronicled, with Gong Li as coach Lang Ping in Peter Chan’s sports drama

3/5 starsAfter earning critical acclaim for his past two Chinese productions, American Dreams in China (2013) and Dearest (2014), Hong Kong director Peter Chan Ho-sun dives into China’s lucrative game of patriotic filmmaking with his first feature in six years.Released a week before China’s National Day holiday, Leap is a decades-spanning look at the accomplishments of the China women’s volleyball team, with Gong Li playing legendary coach Lang Ping. At first glance, it appears to provide a…

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