Long Day's Journey Into Night
Bi Gan / CN, FR, 2018 / 140 min.
This neo-noir brimming with virtuoso visual feats is split into two: the first part is a detective story full of hidden longings and insoluble intrigues, the second part a mind-boggling, trance-like journey through the city of Kaili in 3D. Long Day's Journey Into Night world premiered at Cannes in 2018, where it was screened in the Un Certain Regard section. The film was also screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam earlier this year.
box office records
Following his widely acclaimed debut Kaili Blues (2016), author and filmmaker Bi Gan smashed presale box office records in China with his Long Day's Journey Into Night.
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The films featured in Eye’s Previously Unreleased programme were screened at major national and international festivals, but were never released to Dutch cinemas. Frome 17 June Eye brings a choice of films previously selected for international festivals to Dutch film audiences to redress the balance.