Reveiw of Running Through Beijing (Xu / Abrahamsen)
As a prisoner, I am fascinated by others in my predicament, especially by those imprisoned in other countries. Running Through Beijing begins in a Chinese prison, or more accurately, with the words, “I’m out,” spoken by Dunhuang, a former seller of fake I.D.’s. We don’t get a look inside an actual prison until later when he goes to see his friend, and then we only go as far as the visiting room...
attached to: Xu Zechen