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Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise [videorecording] = Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress /

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Chinese, French Summary language: English, French Publication details: [Montréal] : Séville Pictures, c2003.Description: 1 videodisc (126 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inOther title:
  • English subtitle: Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
  • International English title: Little Chinese seamstress
  • Chinese title: Xiao cai feng
Uniform titles:
  • Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise. French & Chinese.
Subject(s): Cast: Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Liu Ye, Suang Bao Wang, Xu Zu, Hong Wei Wang, Xiong Xiao.Summary: "During China's cultural revolution of the 1960s, Ma and Luo, a couple of teenage students are exiled to a remote mountain village for 're-education.' Their new life is made of endless hard labour until the day they meet the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. Together they discover a hidden stash of the great works of literature in Chinese translation. Luo seduces the Little Seamstress by reading to her from his favorite author, Balzac. As she begins to understand the world beyond the mountains, she joins Luo in a sensual journey beyond words or history"--Container.
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Video Recording Carleton University, AVRC SP456 - Collections Room DVD-03745 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 16050317496

Based upon the novel by Dai Sijie.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.

A foreign film (France).

Special features include: trailer gallery.

DVD; region 1; Dolby digital; widescreen version.

In Chinese or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles.

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