The Hedonist

The Hedonist

The Hedonist, Jia Zhang-ke, China, 26', OV (Mandarin chinese) with subtitles in English and Spanish

An engaging drama about several unemployed Shanxi coalminers looking for work. 

Jia Zhang-ke (Shanxi, 1970), one of China’s weightiest moviemakers, Golden Lion at Venice for Still Life (2006) and best screenplay award at Cannes for A Touch of Sin (2013), will present the short film The Hedonists. Writer and producer of works by young filmmakers, Zhang-ke portrays the dramatic odyssey of a group of unemployed miners from Shanxi as they look for work.