United Kingdom: April 26 2019
Ranking: 400 out of 15,711 movies (up 145)
New film written and directed by Asian filmmaker Jia Zhang Ke, ('Beautiful', 2016), ('Mountains May Depart', 2015), ('A Touch of Sin', 2015), ('I Wish I Knew', 2010). The film is in official competition for feature films at the International Film Festival of Cannes (2018) and stars Tao Zhao and Liao Fan. 'Ash Is Purest White' is a co-production between China-France-Japan that tells an exciting story of violent love that goes on for 16 years, between 2001 and 2017and tells the story Qiao is in love with local mobster Bin. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets 5 years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off. A story of love, betrayal and loyalty set in China?s underworld.