Angels Wear White (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

Angels Wear White (2017)




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Critic Reviews for Angels Wear White

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

In an intriguing film noir full of white light reflecting off virginal dresses, polished surfaces and sparkling sand, director Vivian Qu probes the status of girls in Chinese society.

September 8, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A brave and hard-hitting drama that provides a social context for violence against women.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…
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Luminously filmed but restrained to a fault, this is the kind of drama that suggests something about the difficult position of women in China, but what exactly the film wants to say is harder to pin down.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Angels Wear White becomes a bottomless pit of despair consuming complex characters with nowhere to go [with] a glimmer of hope at the very end.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

If you only pay attention to its tranquil presentation, you might miss the blistering commentary "Angels Wear White" doles out on the built-in sexism of patriarchal cultures.

October 13, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Qu's vision is sympathetic to her characters' struggles, yet her social commentary is savage, subtle and precision-tooled.

September 28, 2017 | Full Review…

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