The Dead End at Brattle Theatre
Co-presented by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University
THE DEAD END / 烈日灼心 (2015) dir. Cao Baoping w/Deng Chao, Duan Yuhong, Guo Tao [139 min; DCP]
With Dostoevskian undertones, THE DEAD END is a gritty tale of redemption for three men—a cop, a cab driver, and a recluse—who are haunted by shared guilt over their murderous misdeeds in an unsolved crime.
“New Noir” is part of the Creative China Festival, curated by Meng Xie, supported by Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation.