One Second movie review: Zhang Yimou’s Cultural Revolution-era drama, starring Zhang Yi and Liu Haocun, is an engrossing love letter to cinema

//One Second movie review: Zhang Yimou’s Cultural Revolution-era drama, starring Zhang Yi and Liu Haocun, is an engrossing love letter to cinema

One Second movie review: Zhang Yimou’s Cultural Revolution-era drama, starring Zhang Yi and Liu Haocun, is an engrossing love letter to cinema

4/5 starsMore than two years after being unceremoniously yanked from the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival days before its scheduled world premiere, Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s 1970s-set drama One Second finally finds its way to the big screen.Framed as Zhang’s love letter to cinema, the film sees an escaped convict and an orphaned ruffian brought together by a stolen film canister in the desert wastelands of Gansu province.Despite the lengthy delay and sanctioned reshoots, Zhang’s…

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