May 5, 2009

Behind the Scenes: Jia Zhangke

The New Yorker Blog

May 4, 2009    --   This week in the magazine, Evans Osnos writes about the Chinese director Jia Zhangke. In this video—which includes clips from “Platform” (2000), “Unknown Pleasures” (2002), and “Still Life” (2006)—Osnos talks about Jia’s sense of aesthetics and analyzes some recurring themes in his work.