EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Jia Zhangke (The World, Still Life) nabbed the Best Screenplay award this year at Cannes for his latest pic, the crime drama A Touch Of Sin. The Palme d’Or nominee and Toronto Film Festival entry tracks four characters separated by geography and social lines whose lives are impacted by modern China’s economic boom, with violent repercussions. Kino Lorber will release the film October 4 in NY following its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival. Watch Deadline’s exclusive trailer:

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Hannah
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11 months
Still Life is a masterpiece. Jia Zhangke is one of the best directors working today.
CynicalCritic
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11 months
No, he looked in the direction of the camera but not directly at it. He seemed to...
directorguy
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11 months
Did the actor look into the camera at 0:48?