Original title: Mo Er Dao Ga / 2020 / drama / 2h /
written by Jinling Cao / directed by Jinling Cao /
country China / language Chinese with English subtitles /

Sunday, Decemb. 12th, 5:45 p.m. /

“After young Tutu kills a bear to save his little brother’s life, he is considered an outcast as bears are sacred to the Lonki tribe. Years later, Tutu and Linzi struggle to get by and work as lumberjacks near the forest they grew up in. When they both fall for the same woman, it drives the brothers apart. While Linzi connects more and more with nature and the forest, Tutu chooses another path. Through their story we experience the deep connection of all living things and witness the mysterious retribution wrought by nature on humans who wound it. The film gives us an opportunity to contemplate our relationship with Mother Earth.”

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