A Touch of Sin

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Release Date: October 4, 2013 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: April 8, 2014

2h 13m | Drama

In China, three men and a woman from four different provinces take violent action, each in his or her own way, against the nouveaux riche. Dahai, a miner enraged by the corruption in his village, gets revenge on the village chief who has conspired to swindle the villagers out of their money. San'er, a man who robs wealthy people and kills them, hides his activities from his wife when he returns home to celebrate his mother’s 70th birthday. Beaten by a customer who wants to have sex with her, Xiao Yu, a receptionist in a massage parlor, pulls out a knife. After refusing to turn over his paycheck to a colleague, young worker Xiao Hui goes to another city where he gets a job as a waiter in a luxurious brothel, but things soon turn violent.

Director: Jia Zhangke
Studio: EyeSteelFilm
Producer(s): Shozo Ichiyama
Cast: Wang Baoqiang, Zhao Tao, Luo Lanshan, Jiang Wu
Writer(s): Jia Zhangke

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