THE FUTURE PERFECT
DIRECTOR: NELE WOHLATZ
CAST: XIAOBIN ZHANG, SAROJ KUMAR MALIK, MIAN JIANG
Weaving documentary fragments into a fiction narrative, Nele Wohlatz intimately describes the culture-shock experience of Xiaobin, a seventeen-year-old Chinese girl attempting to make her way in Buenos Aires, finding shelter in a furtive romance with Vijay, a young Indian man who she meets in her language class. Winner of the Best First Feature prize at last year’s Locarno Film Festival, Wohlatz’s sui generis debut finds a startling, innovative, fluid form, while announcing a new filmmaking talent.
A MUBI release.