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Certificate 15.  Running time: 2hr 16min. Crime,Drama, Romance.  Doors open at 7pm

Story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.

Qiao (Zhao Tao) lives in a depressed mining town.  Her boyfriend, Bin (Liao Fan) is a dashing gangster.  After his boss is murdered, Bin ascends in rank within the criminal brotherhood but finds himself vulnerable to rivals.  When they are both arrested, Qiao makes a fateful decision, she takes the blame top save Bin.  After five years in prison she emerges to find her world has transformed.  Her former associates have moved into legitimate businesses, while Bin has found another woman.  Qiao seeks revenge and searches for a new identity in a changing China – a search that will take her to Three Gorges Dam and towards a powerful revelation.

Ash Is Purest White finds writer-director Zhangke Jia revisiting familiar themes while continuing to observe modern Chinese society with an urgent, empathetic eye.

“Epic outlaw romance in a changing China……a riveting performance by Zhao Tao”

“A masterpiece about 21st century China…… boasts a richly novelistic plot and a stellar performance from Zhao Tao”

“A bittersweet tale from China’s boldest director….. Zhao transformation, and the whole arc of her performance, are remarkable to behold”

A 15 certificate means… “Suitable only for 15 years and over. No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema” – British Board of Film Classification
Films at the Goods Shed are projected on to a six-metre (19 feet 8 inches) wide screen, with sound provided by a multipoint Dolby system. The 180 seats are purpose-made for auditorium use and are tiered, giving everyone a comfortable and unobstructed view of the screen.** ***We provide a bar at most screenings, offering alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Doors open 30 minutes before each screening. ** currently limited to 60 seats to allow social distancing *** some limitations may apply to what we are able to offer by way of refreshments
In line with government regulations regarding Covid19 we are limiting the number of seats available to ensure we comply with social distancing.  We are sorry but, for the time being, we are not able to sell any tickets on the door. All Tickets can only be purchased in advance using the form below. We have introduced a one way system to allow you to reach your seat safely but ask that you wear appropriate face covering for when moving to or from your seat.  (Recognising that exceptions apply to those with specific medical conditions and requirements). If you have any particular concerns or seating needs, please contact our Administrator on 01666 505496 or 07483 173 769 and she will be happy to help you. Thank you for your co operation.
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