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Dead Pigs

Inspired by a real event in 2013 when 16,000 dead pigs start piling up in Shanghai’s mighty Huangpu river, American Chinese director Cathy Yan constructs a tale of corruption, greed, family ties and fakery. It’s a fine piece of film-making that  simultaneously entertains while educating.
All her central characters are inextricably linked. First there’s beauty parlour […]