Keswick Film Club - Wolf Totem

Saturday 18th February 2:10 PM

Wolf Totem 

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud Country: China/France
Cert: PG Year: 2015 Length: 121 mins Language: Mandarin/Mongolian
Wolf Totem

Audience Reaction

Score: 80.77% Attendance: 133

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Synopsis

In 1967, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies – the marauding wolves – to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world. Annaud, who has worked with animals on other films and whose 1997 film Seven Years in Tibet is banned in China, had his personal ban lifted so he could direct Wolf Totem.

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Critics

open_quote Gorgeous, sweeping cinematography that captures the landscape in breathtaking aerial shots and crystal-clear colour close_quote Katy Walsh, Tribune News


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