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In collaboration with Film Movement, The Civic Theatre presents The Wild Goose Lake by Diao Yinan. By renting this movie online, you are supporting independent cinema and helping us get through this difficult time. The distributor will be sharing revenue directly with The Civic Theatre. Our doors are closed but we insist that your imaginations remain open. Thank you for keeping the art of cinema alive!

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THE WILD GOOSE LAKE tells the story of a gangster on the run who sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam. Fleeing from the law, gangster Zenong Zhou (Ge Hu) crosses paths with an innocent-looking woman named Aiai Liu (Lun-Mei Kwei). Unbeknownst to Zhou, she holds a significant secret. Zhou must then confront the limits of what he is willing to sacrifice both for this stranger and for the family he left behind. Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Yi’nan Diao.


Country China
Genre Crime, Drama
Duration 1h 57m