Ash is Purest White (2018)

Deptford Cinema, Lewisham, SE8 4PQ
Fri 6th September 2019

In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.  

Ash Is Purest White finds writer-director Zhangke Jia revisiting familiar themes while continuing to observe modern Chinese society with an urgent, empathetic eye.  


“Ash Is Purest White review – epic outlaw romance in a changing China” The Guardian *****


Directed by Jia Zhangke

Starring Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Yi'nan Diao

Door opens 6.30

Film starts at 7.30

*Age Restriction over 15

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