New Directors/New Films 2010: Last Train Home

Time Out New York Project: Issue #756, March 25–31, 2010

A deeply moving look at an unavoidably fractured family, Lixin Fan’s documentary follows a clan of Chinese migrant workers separated by economic circumstance. The heart of the film is the shaky relationship between the sweatshop-employed parents and their defiant teenage daughter, who ekes out a meager big city existence. Don’t miss it.—KU