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Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
China. 2015. 121min. DCP. 2D version. With English subtitles.
Starring Feng Shaofeng, Ankhnyam Ragchaa, Basen Zhabu
An adaptation of Jiang Rong’s best-selling semi-autobiographical novel directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet, The Lover), Wolf Totem tells the story of a young Beijing student who is sent off to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia during the Cultural Revolution. He soon becomes fascinated with the wolves, at once menacing, sacred, intelligent, and essential to the ecosystem of the steppes. When he secretly adopts a wolf cub, the young man gets quickly embroiled in the conflicts between human society and nature, traditional life and modernization. A Columbia Pictures film.
Followed by a Q&A with the director.
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