keswick film festival

An Elephant Sitting Still (tbr)

Showing Sat 2 March, 11am

An Elephant Sitting Still (tbr)

This production ended on 02/03/2019


Where else but KFF could you see a four-hour epic on a Saturday morning? With a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, An Elephant.. will certainly reward those who stay the course.
While protecting his friend from a dangerous school bully, 16-year-old Wei pushes the tormentor down a staircase. Wei escapes the scene and later learns that the bully is hospitalized and gravely injured.
Huang, Wei's classmate is bedeviled by a destructive affair with a married school official. Joined by Wei’s neighbour, this unlikely and desperate trio, decide their only hope is to flee from the bully's gangster brother, enraged parents, and vindictive school authorities.

An uncompromising masterpiece. One of the films of the year. Little White Lies

230 mins, Hu Bo, China 2018 (tbr)

Prices Adults £7; KFC members £6; Students, U16s, Unwaged £4