Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere | Discussion. Unlike labor films that depict class struggles on the shop floor or the picket line, At War shows the struggle waged at the bargaining table, involving management’s decision to close an auto parts plant despite wage concessions made by the workers to keep it open.
Rochester Premiere. Far removed from Eugene O’Neill’s play of the same title, this noir-tinged stunner is about a lost soul, Hongwu Luo (Huang Jue), on a quest to find a missing woman from his past, Wan Qiwen (Tang Wei, Lust, Caution).
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. With thirty credits to his name—all of them dealing with the oppression of workers by their bosses, their government, or even their unions—Ken Loach has become “Filmmaker to the Working Class.”