Ash Is Purest White
|Ash Is Purest White|
Chinese theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Jia Zhangke|
|Written by||Jia Zhangke|
|Starring||Zhao Tao |
Ash Is Purest White (Chinese: 江湖儿女; Pinyin: jiānghú érnǚ) is a 2018 Chinese drama film directed by Jia Zhangke. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 98% based on 55 reviews, with an average rating of 8.2/10, the website's critical consensus reads "Ash Is Purest White finds writer-director Zhangke Jia revisiting familiar themes while continuing to observe modern Chinese society with an urgent, empathetic eye." A. A. Dowd of The A. V. Club gave the film a B+.
|Award||Date of Ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref(s)|
|Asia Pacific Screen Awards||29 November 2018||Best Performance by Actress||Zhao Tao||Winner|||
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