Keening Woman Trailer 2013 Hong Kong
Directed by Rita Hui
Rabbit Travelogue Production
In a farewell ceremony for a friend of the family, Cotton acts abnormally because of Ling. Her body and her consciousness are separating. Different memories, consciousnesses, identities and actions are lingering inside Cotton, which collaborate the unusual relationship between herself, her lame boyfriend and her psychiatrist.
There is the one body, in which Cotton and Spirit (Ling) connect with each other spiritually and which leads them wandering the “Luo Feng Mountain”. There is water flowing downstream which constitutes different scenes and imageries, delving into the consciousness. It presents something that is beyond substance. It returns them to the nature and begins an indescribable journey of Chinese ink painting. Cotton and Ling are opening a door, into a situation that entering another world — The Bardo.
“Luo Feng Mountain is the Underworld. The Underworld is our secular."