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ASH IS PUREST WHITE

by Jia Zhang-Ke

synopsis

Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off. A story of love, betrayal and loyalty set in China’s underworld.

international title: Ash is Purest White
original title: Jiang hu er nv
country: China, France, Japan
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Jia Zhang-Ke
film run: 150'
release date: FR 26/12/2018
screenplay: Jia Zhang-Ke
cast: Zhao Tao, Liao Fan
cinematography by: Éric Gauthier
production: mk2 films, ARTE France Cinéma, Xstream Pictures (CN), Shanghai Film Group Corporation (CN), Huanxi Media Group Limited (CN), Office Kitano (JP)
distributor: Ad Vitam