The Looming Storm

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (5)

  • This moody item is an engrossing character study with potent commentary on the monumental social and economic changes in recent Chinese history, but it's less successful in bringing its mystery elements to a satisfying conclusion.

    Nov 2, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Though far too long at nearly two hours, its stylish look lends it a certain fascination while the story heralds a new filmmaker ready to tackle sensitive issues.

    Oct 26, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Bathed in melancholy, Yue Dong crafts a fascinating mystery buttressed by a magnificent performance by Yihong Duan.

    Nov 20, 2018 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…
  • Though grounded in the reality of recent Chinese history, it contrives to make many of the scenes seem like dreams within dreams. In this respect, it's pure cinema.

    Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…
  • This polished noir benefits greatly from splashing its various elements around in just the right manner.

    Oct 31, 2017 | Full Review…

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