The Story of Qiuju
1992100 minutes
Cast:
Li Gong, Peiqi Liu, Liuchun Yang
Director:
Yimou Zhang

Best foreign film at Venice Film Festival Multi-Winners. A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of the hierarchy and travels farther and farther away from the countryside the viewer is also provided with a look at the changing Chinese society through the verite camera used in most scenes.

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