Hu Bo's Man in the Well
Across Asia • 16m
Directed by Hu Bo • Drama • With Tieguang Gao, Xiaoqian Zhang, Yiji Zhao • 2017 • 16 minutes
Apocalypse. Two starving kids find a dead body in the ruins… Notes from Bela Tarr during 2017 FIRST training camp “They asked me to choose a ‘best student’ from these participants. But I don’t like the word. If I have to pick one, I want to give him [Bo HU] the award. He’s the bravest, enough to depict the end of the world and create a new aesthetic form within such a limited period of time. He is very talented. A warm and sensible person.”
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