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— by Michael Brzezinski: Up-and-coming Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan exploded onto the international film scene in 2015 with his soulful and poetic debut feature “Kaili Blues.” The film made waves with its world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival, where it won Best First Feature, and Gan went on to win the special prize of Best Emerging Filmmaker. While not a breakout hit of any sorts in the States, Gan solidified a decent enough following to warrant him to come back swinging for the fences with the ambitious and awe-inspiring follow-up “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.” …

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May 13, 2019