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Day is Done

Directed by Zhang Dalei

Shortly before moving to Russia, a young filmmaking student visits his grandfather with his parents, in a short that tracks the smallest of details that make up the substance of people, their relationships to each other, and the inhabitance of the everyday.

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Long shorts that simmer low and slow—whether between family, friends, or places long departed, they sketch the inheritances, distortions, and reverberations that draw loved ones together and drift them apart.

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