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The Story of Qiu Ju (Qiu Ju da guan si) (1992)

The Story of Qiu Ju
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7.6 IMDB rating
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Starring
Li Gong Li Gong
Qiu Ju
Peiqi Liu Peiqi Liu
Wan Qinglai, chili farmer
Liuchun Yang Liuchun Yang
Meizi, Qinglai's sister
Kesheng Lei Kesheng Lei
Wang Shantang, village chief
Zhijun Ge Zhijun Ge
Officer Li


Written by
Yuan Bin Chen Yuan Bin Chen
writer of the the novella on which the film is bas


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A very good movie

8 years, 5 months ago at May 29 18:04
If I recall correctly, this is the first movie I saw with Gong Li in it. Personally, I have always been fascinated by this actress and it’s too bad that only quite late in her career, she eventually decided to play in some Western movies. Indeed, she waited for a long time before taking this decision and it was even more saddening that none of those movies (‘Hannibal Rising’, ‘Miami Vice... read more
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Description: 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film. The screenplay is an adaption of Chen Yuanbin's novella The Wan Family's Lawsuit. The film tells the story of a peasant woman, Qiu Ju, who lives in a rural area of China. When her husband is kicked in the groin by the village head, Qiu Ju, despite her pregnancy, travels to a nearby town, and later a big city to deal with its bureaucrats and find justice. (wikipedia) ... (more)
Release date: 16 April 1993
UPC: 043396715585
Tags: China (6), Asia (2), Chinese (2), Hong Kong (2), 1992 (2), 1990s (2), East Asia (1), HQ (1), Retro Asian (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), (1), 07 (1), '90 (1), Sort (1), *saipal (1), (tv) (1), SnP (1)
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