Incense (Xiang Huo)

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An unassuming monk in a tiny rural village is devastated to discover that his modest temple's only Buddha statue is broken. When the world seems to conspire against restoring his treasure, desperation causes him to try anything to get some cash, even if it means abandoning the principles he holds dearest.

With an authentic feeling for the tragicomic everyday struggles of people living on the margins of China's fast-paced economic and social transformation, "Incense's" darkly comic morality tale surprises at every turn.

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