Blind Shaft shows you the literal underbelly of China. Set in and around shabby little coal mines in the middle of nowhere, it's a shocking and totally gripping tale of murder and flimflammery that will keep you guessing all the way through.

Tang (Wang Shuangbao) and Song (Li Yixiang) are two itinerant workers who wander from mine to mine looking for work. In the film's beautifully shot first scene, the camera joins the men as they descend in a mine's elevator and look up to watch a square of bright sky disappear within seconds as they plunge into the depths.

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