173 mins – China 2022 – Subtitles – Dir: Frant Gwo
Starring: Jing Wu, Andy Lau and Clara Lee
Join us for an exclusive special screening of THE WANDERING EARTH II, presented as a part of the Cork Chinese Film Week, organised by the Confucius Institute at UCC. In this mesmerising sequel, Earth transforms into a cosmic nomad, hurtling through the universe in a desperate quest for survival. Colossal thrusters propel our planet while humanity faces its greatest challenge yet. With a blend of new and familiar characters, the film follows their struggles and triumphs against the backdrop of awe-inspiring celestial phenomena.
Director Guo Fan’s visionary storytelling and breathtaking visuals converge in this sequel. From Earth’s transformation into a spacefaring vessel to the vivid landscapes of distant galaxies, every moment is a testament to the human spirit and our connection to the universe. As characters grapple with their roles in this odyssey, THE WANDERING EARTH II explores themes of identity, sacrifice, and our place in an ever-expanding cosmos.
Prepare to be captivated by an epic narrative that transcends space and time. THE WANDERING EARTH II invites us to reflect on the profound questions that define us as a species while taking us on an unforgettable journey through the stars. Get ready to embark on this cosmic adventure, as the sequel redefines the boundaries of science fiction cinema.
|Thurs 21 Sept