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Virtual Screening – The Wild Goose Lake

Held over until April 9!

From acclaimed director Diao Yinan, The Wild Goose Lake is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to his 2014 Berlinale winning neo-noir Black Coal, Thin Ice. Toppling box office records in Diao’s native China, The Wild Goose Lake “cements his status as a master filmmaker with another ingenious crime epic” (Little White Lies).

When small-time mob leader Zhou Zenong accidentally kills a cop, a dead-or-alive bounty is placed on his head, forcing him on the lam from both the police as well as dangerous gangsters out for the reward. Hiding out in China’s densely populated (and deeply divided) Wuhan province, Zhou becomes entangled with a beautiful, enigmatic woman, who has mysterious intentions of her own. Featuring gorgeous, neon-drenched cinematography and bursts of shocking, expertly choreographed action, The Wild Goose Lake is “spellbinding” (Rolling Stone), “brilliant” (Indiewire) and “downright Hitchcockian” (AV Club).


China/France 2019, 117 min, Dir: Diao Yinan
Mandarin with English subtitles


To stream this film:

  • Click the link below.
  • Purchase your virtual ticket (you may need to register an account first). Additional information can be found on the Film Movement website.
  • The film costs $12 CAD to stream – you have three days to watch it.
  • Half of your on-demand screening fee will come back to Metro Cinema.
  • Thank you for supporting Metro Cinema and enjoy the film!


Stream here via Film Movement Plus until April 9.

Age rating questions? Click here for details.


April 7, 2020
12:00 am
    April 8, 2020
    12:00 am
      April 9, 2020
      12:00 am