Have A Nice Day - Best of DFF40 (Hao ji le) | Denver Film Society | Liu Jian | China

Have A Nice Day - Best of DFF40

Hao ji le

Liu Jian

Animated, Asian, Comedy, Crime

MandarinEnglish SubtitlesChina201777 minWebsite

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Sardonic, unhurried and quietly absurdist, Liu Jian’s animated neo-noir truly follows the money as it’s stolen more than once through a faded urban streetscape in southern China, evoking Blade Runner, The Godfather and the works of Tarantino by turns.

But this isn’t just a darkly comic mob caper. Against a murky backdrop of greenish-gray, advertisements pop in bright colors while the main characters dream bleakly of having the cash to redo botched plastic surgery or level up to “online shopping freedom,” revealing a tough-minded critique of contemporary consumer culture in China and beyond.

Editor: Militia Xiao Liu | Screenwriter: Liu Jian
Cast: Yang Siming, Cao Kou, Ma Xiaofeng, Zhu Changlong, Cao Kai, Zheng Yi