Restored: Xiao Wu (小武) (1997)

  • February 13, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM | Saturday
  • Oldham Theatre
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Celebrating the classics of Asian cinema and beyond, Restored is a regular series showcasing Asian films that have been meticulously preserved and restored by different institutions from across the world. The platform revisits these classics in a new light and allows them to be appreciated by new generations of audiences

This February, catch the newly-restored version of acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke’s debut feature about the misadventures and misdemeanors of a small-time crook, struggling to keep up with society.

Original Title: 小武
Alternative Title: Pickpocket
Directed by: Jia Zhangke
Runtime: 112 minutes
Country: China
Language: Mandarin with English subtitles
Rating: M18 (Nudity)

Read an interview with director Jia Zhangke about his body of work


Berlin International Film Festival 1998

Busan International Film Festival 1998

Nantes Three Continents Festival 1998


Saturday, 13 February, 8pm
Wednesday, 24 February, 8pm
Saturday, 27 February, 8pm

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Do note that Oldham Theatre does not play ads and screenings will start promptly. Be a courteous moviegoer by arriving early so as not to disrupt the screenings. All patrons are encouraged to purchase your tickets online to be able to secure a seat. Seats are limited due to social distancing regulations. If you choose to purchase tickets or merchandise at Oldham Theatre’s box office, NETS payment is preferred.

Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons at Oldham Theatre. This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, temperature taking, TraceTogether logging and observance of social distancing around the theatre. Doors will open 20 minutes before showtime, so ensure you arrive early to register and take your temperature and find a seat.