Dennis D. McDonald (ddmcd@ddmcd.com) consults from Alexandria Virginia. His services include writing & research, proposal development, and project management.

King of Masks

King of Masks

By Dennis D. McDonald

KING OF MASKS stars Zhu Xu as the King of Masks, who also stars in SHOWER.

I highly recommend this lovely and heart-felt film. It is beautifully acted, directed, scored, and edited. Presented on DVD in “full frame,” it occasionally appears that a bit too much has been cut off on the sides, but the concentration on the main characters — the old man and the child — at least partially overcomes the lack of a wide screen presentation.

Zhang Yang's SHOWER

Zhang Yang's SHOWER

Makoto Shinkai's THE PLACE PROMISED IN OUR EARLY DAYS

Makoto Shinkai's THE PLACE PROMISED IN OUR EARLY DAYS