I'm a freelance writer examining fresh perspectives and unsung legacies in music, film and the arts, with a penchant for fantastical cinema and synthesizers.
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"the goddess": one of china's greatest silent films
Considered by some as the greatest silent film produced in China, The Goddess exemplifies 1930s Chinese realist filmmaking and remains the showcase of legendary Shanghai film star, Ruan Lingyu.