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Summary Under the gloomy sky of a small town in northern China, different protagonists’ lives are intertwined in this furious tale of nihilistic rage. While protecting his friend from a dangerous school bully, 16-year-old Wei Bu pushes the tormentor down a staircase. Wei escapes the scene and later learns that the bully is hospitalized and grave...

Directed By: Bo Hu

Written By: Bo Hu

An Elephant Sitting Still
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
must-see
86
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 19 User Ratings
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Summary Under the gloomy sky of a small town in northern China, different protagonists’ lives are intertwined in this furious tale of nihilistic rage. While protecting his friend from a dangerous school bully, 16-year-old Wei Bu pushes the tormentor down a staircase. Wei escapes the scene and later learns that the bully is hospitalized and grave...

Directed By: Bo Hu

Written By: Bo Hu

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Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
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13% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 19 User Ratings
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84% Positive
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11% Mixed
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Production Company Dongchun Films
Release Date Mar 8, 2019
Duration 3 h 50 m
Golden Horse Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 8 Nominations
CinEuphoria Awards
• 2 Wins & 7 Nominations
Shanghai Film Critics Awards
5 Nominations