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For one whole winter, South Korean film critic Jung Sung-il followed his hero, Chinese documentary maker Wang Bing. Bing is known for his long films, which last between nine and fifteen hours. Bing explains why in Night and Fog in Zona, a portrait that unerringly imitates Bing's style - including the length!
Women with a perfect Caucasian skin are filmed beside a colour chart to set the colour balance: exoticism or racism? They are 'Lilis' or ‘China Girls’, women with porcelain-white skin. A Kodak director describes his encounter with the 'real' Lili.
Threading together anecdotes about Florence Balcombe (the wife of Bram Stoker), Oscar Wilde and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Koldo also tarries for an intriguingly long time with unsuspecting tourists on a contemporary cruiseship. After all, Nosferatu arrived as a stowaway too.