How Cathy Yan’s Eccentric First Feature Caught the Eye of the DC Universe


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How do you translate your first indie feature into directing a superhero blockbuster? According to ‘Dead Pigsdirector, Cathy Yan, you have to direct from the gut.


Cathy Yan’s debut feature, Dead Pigs, is a kaleidoscopic, satirical film about the modernization of China. It premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival in the International Drama section and won a special jury award for Ensemble Acting. And quite the ensemble story it is, converging a pig farmer, a salon owner, a busboy, an expat architect, and a rich girl against the backdrop a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai where dead pigs mysteriously appear floating in the riverways.

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