Film for Equinox
Dir: Pema Tseden 2020, China, 1h 42m, 12A
Thu 27 January // 19:30 / Cinema
Tickets: Pay As You Can: £7/ £5 / £3 / FREE
Sex, faith and politics collide in this drama set in The Tibetan plateau in the 1980's. No more condoms. No more children allowed. No easy answers.
When Drolkar’s two boisterous youngest sons blow up the household’s few remaining condoms, mistaking them for balloons, she’s left with an impossible decision. China has just introduced its One Child Policy and with three children already, there’s no way she can have another.
Image description: A woman with long hair tied back in a plait sits in a blue tinted room, looking towards the camera with a serious expression.