The Nightman Cometh (2011)
Release : 2011-02-16
Genre : History, Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Runtime : 20 minutes
Descriptions The Nightman Cometh
Yejiang / The Nightman Cometh features a cast of strange figures who slip between historical eras. Strewn with symbols of past and future, civilisation and wilderness, dream and reality, the work is laden with filmic, artistic and literary meanings but surrenders to none. An ancient warrior is seen wounded and forlorn after battle, in conflict about his path in life. Yang dramatises the clash between the hero’s social role or ‘mask’, and the more authentic face of his instincts and aspirations. For Yang, the visible world presented in this work is not an objective one but rather the externalisation of internal sentiments.