Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl ★★★½

Maybe a bit too slow and a bit too melodramatic at some points, but ultimately found this to be a legitimately upsetting watch (which is a good thing because that seems to be what this film is going for.) Mostly very grounded aesthetically but a few parts have a weird eerie nightmarish quality. Li Xiaolu gives a pretty strong performance in the lead role. Definitely will re-watch this at some point.