Zhang Bingjian (Firm)
Mao Zedong died in 1976, but his impersonators are alive and well. This film documents the lives of two people who resemble Mao and assume Mao roles. Peng Tian is a villager from Mao’s home province of Hunan, who walked into the Beijing Film Academy one day in full Mao dress to study film acting. Chen Yan is a housewife from Sichuan Province, whose mother realized she looked like Mao twenty years earlier, but it isn’t until the twenty-first century...