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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Xiao Cai Feng) (2002)

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
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Xun Zhou Xun Zhou
Little Chinese Seamstress
Ye Liu Ye Liu
Kun Chen Kun Chen
Shuangbao Wang Shuangbao Wang
Head of the Village
Zhijun Cong Zhijun Cong
Old Tailor
Hongwei Wang Hongwei Wang
Four Eyes
Xiong Xiao Xiong Xiao
Mother of Four Eyes
Zuohui Tang Zuohui Tang
Old Mill Worker

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Sijie Dai Sijie Dai


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Description: In 1971 China, in the lingering grip of cultural revolution, two university students, Luo and Ma, are sent to a mountain mining village as part of their re-education duty to purge them of their classical western orientated education. Amid the backbreaking work and stifling ignorance of the community, the two boys find that music, and the presence of the beautiful local young women are the only pleasant things in their miserable life. However, none compare to the young seamstress granddaughter of the local tailor. Stealing a departing student's secret cache of forbidden books of classic western literature such as the works of Hon ... (more)
Release date: 9 October 2002
UPC: 843171005784
Tags: China (10), Romance (6), 2000s (5), Biography (4), 2002 (4), France (4), Drama (3), Art (3), Friendship (3), East Asia (2), Love (2), Book (2), 1970s (2), Love Story (2), Asia (2), Arthouse (2), World Cinema (2), 09 (2), Norway:11 (2), *saipal (1)
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