Yimou Zhang / CN, HK, 2020 / 104 min.
In One Second, set during China's Cultural Revolution, an escaped prisoner tries to catch a glimpse of his daughter... in a propaganda film. It took two years for Zhang Yimou’s film reached the West due to back and forth with the censors. It was well worth the wait.
One Second’s nameless antihero has just one goal after escaping prison. Attending the screening of a propaganda film that allegedly features his daughter for one second.