Angels Wear White
Another Gaze • 1h 47m
Directed by Vivian Qu • Drama • With Vicky Chen, Meijun Zhou, Le Geng • 2017 • 107 minutes
In a small seaside town, two schoolgirls are assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia, a teenager who was working on reception that night, is the only witness. For fear of losing her job, she says nothing. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Wen, one of the victims, finds that her troubles have only just begun. Trapped in a world that offers them no safety, Mia and Wen will have to find their own way out.
“Vivian Qu's nuanced drama is the perfect film for the #MeToo moment.” —Michael Nordine, IndieWire
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