The World of Chinese Movies at Jianghu Jiuba continue next week with last year's incredible Cow (斗牛, Dou Niu), an hilarious black comedy set in the mountains of Shandong. It's the simple and possibly true story of a poor peasant boy, a snarky dead girl, and a monstrously large overseas cow. Subtitled in English. "Brilliant!... A tour-de-force..." Variety Winner, Best Actor + Best Adapted Screenplay at the 46th Golden Horse Awards & In Competition, Horizons, 66th Venice Film Festival Cow (斗牛） Mon Dec 13 @ 7:30pm, FREE Jianghu Jiuba Bar, 7 Dongmianhua Hutong (1/2 block east of the used DVD shop on Nanluoguxiang) map: http://www.tinyurl.com/sanmao Starring Huang Bo ("Crazy Stone") and directed by Guan Hu ("Dirt"). Upcoming movie screenings: Tues Jan 11th: Woman Basketball Player No. 5 (女篮五号) -- girls, action, rivalry, basketball, crushes, accordion singalongs, and even a short idealistic speech. the bad guys? slanderously fiendish Americans. does it get better? Tues Jan 25th: Scenes of City Life (都市风光) -- a magnificent and rarely-seen musical comedy, chock full of surrealism, 1930's street footage, and some great Chaplin tributes! (plus, a young struggling actress called Jiang Qing!) All screenings are FREE, subtitled in English, and at 7:30pm at Jianghu Jiuba 7 Dongmianhua Hutong, Beijing, 江湖酒吧, 北京交道口南大街东棉花胡同7号 6401-4611 / map: http://www.tinyurl.com/sanmao Reservations/Questions: call 189-0135-0758 or email firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.theworldofchinese.com/events/998-the-world-of-chinese-movies-dec-13-cow.html
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