— by Charles Ealy: Chinese director Jia Zhang-ke has never made it big in America.

In a way, that’s understandable. He makes art films that focus on everyday Chinese citizens, many of whom are overwhelmed by the rapid changes in society and even displaced. His films are a far cry from such epic historical tales as 1993’s “Farewell My Concubine” by Chen Kaige..,

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