The Story of Qiu Ju

Qiu Ju da guan si
by Zhang Yimou1h411992China
The Story of Qiu Ju

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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 camera used in most scenes.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Sil-Metropole Organisation, Youth Film Studio of Beijing Film Academy
    • Director : Zhang Yimou
    • Set Decoration : Juiping Cao
    • Sound Recorder : Lanhua Li
    • Costume Design : Huamiao Tong
    • Original Music : Jiping Zhao
    • Original Work Author : Yuan Bin Chen
    • Scenario : Heng Liu
    • Producer : Yiting Feng, Fung Kwok Ma
    • Photo Director : Xiaoning Chi, Hongyi Lu, Xiaoquin Yu
    • Editing : Yuan Du
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1992
    • French release date : 9 décembre 1992
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Chinese

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