Film Review: LONG DAY’S JOUNEY INTO NIGHT (China 2018) ***

Festival Reviews

Long Day's Journey Into Night Poster
Trailer
A man went back to Guizhou, found the tracks of a mysterious woman. He recalls the summer he spent with her twenty years ago.

Director:

Gan Bi

Writer:

Gan Bi

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is the title of the famous Eugene O’Neill play that takes place in a day of family squabbling – the day being just like any other day in the life of that family.  There is nothing in common with director Ban Li’s film and the Eugene O’Neill play, except for the title and that the days are long and hard for the film’s protagonist.

The film has an hour long 3-D version, so be reminded to pick up the 3D glasses.  The 3-D sequence, which made the film more well-known occurs when Luo, the central character enters a movie theatre and puts on his…

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