中国映画「巨大文字・ビッグスローガン」

巨大文字・ビッグスローガン  中国・2017年・18分 監督:ジュ・アンキ

Big Character   大字

歴史的な事項の数々が起きた1968年。中国では毛沢東による文化大革命により、新疆ウイグル自治区の東のゴビ砂漠にそのスローガンが掲げられている。あるものは数えきれない石が人によって並べられ、文字をかたどっている。遥か彼方の空中からしか、見ることはできない。日本初公開!

Year: 2017
Length: 17 minutes 10 seconds
Director/Writer: Ju Anqi

Using Google Maps, one can look down from ten miles above upon a no-man’s land in eastern Xinjiang and see thirty enormous Chinese characters and an exclamation point twisting their way through the desolate Gobi Desert. Each character is the size of a football field and they form slogans from the Cultural Revolution, built with crushed stone. A secret military airport was built in just this spot in 1968, and these big characters served as its navigational markings. The camera makes its way through the characters, and there in the Utopian hallucination of the piled stones, the tidal wave of revolution that swept across the world in 1968 appears. Some waves were just beginning, while others were being extinguished….

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