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Diego Andaluz Jeffery Zhang Tessa Smith Valerie Complex

‘In The Same Breath’ Review: Soul-Crushing Imagery Highlights the Hauntingly Important Failures of Bureaucracy (Sundance 2021)

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Nanfu Wang’s latest film In The Same Breath. Joined by contributors Valerie Complex (Variety), Jeffery Zhang (Strange Harbors), and Tessa Smith, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

How did the Chinese government turn pandemic cover ups in Wuhan into a triumph for the Communist party? In The Same Breath follows how the Chinese and American governments reacted to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Directed by Nanfu Wang, In The Same Breath premiered at the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival. Listen to our review at the 58-minute mark of our Sundance Special episode below or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

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